Tupelo, Mississippi Population 2018

Tupelo, Mississippi's estimated population is 38,114 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Tupelo, Mississippi is the 6th largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 592.11 people/mi² (228.61 people/km²), with a household density of 100.21 people/km² (259.53 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.6 years, 33.3 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 16,706 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.9%, with a median rent of $710/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $134,700.

The median income for households in Tupelo, Mississippi is $43,153, while the mean household income is $59,072. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201738,114-129-0.34%
201638,243-61-0.16%
201538,304-104-0.27%
201438,408-174-0.45%
201338,5821240.32%
201238,4583050.80%
201138,1534631.23%
201037,6903,4790.97%
200034,2113,5261.09%
199030,6856,7802.53%
198023,9053,4341.56%
197020,4713,2501.74%
196017,2215,6944.10%
195011,5273,3153.45%
19408,2121,8512.59%
19306,3611,3062.32%
19205,0551,1742.68%
19103,8812,3819.97%
19001,5000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,138
Black or African American14,486
Two or More Races500
Some Other Race396
Asian274
American Indian and Alaska Native54
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Tupelo Ms Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Tupelo Ms Median Age

35.6


Total

33.3


Male

37.3


Female

Tupelo Ms Adults

There are 28,248 adults, (5,790 of which are seniors) in Tupelo Ms.

Tupelo Ms Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tupelo Ms Sex Ratio

Female

20,394

52.49%

Male

18,462

47.51%

Tupelo Ms Households and Families

Tupelo Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tupelo Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All59.6%40.4%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female45.2%54.8%
Male34%66%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tupelo Ms Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8112.5759.6
Married6,2743.1277.3
Non Family4,8951.1649.4
Female2,8453.5745.2
Male7973.334

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tupelo Ms Households

Tupelo Ms Education

Tupelo Ms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1034.42%
9th to 12th Grade2,2549.03%
High School Graduate6,24124.99%
Some College5,63322.56%
Associates Degree2,3569.43%
Bachelors Degree4,69618.80%
Graduate Degree2,69110.78%

Tupelo Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,06414,8066,269
Black7,9306,143997
Hispanic60036435
Other Race2331179
Asian17117167
Multiple Races14912713
Native American3866
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.18%.

Tupelo Ms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,606$35,992$25,104
Less Than High School$21,156$22,156$17,950
High School Grad$23,174$27,194$19,519
Some College$27,106$35,192$21,400
Bachelors Degree$40,282$48,953$35,042
Graduate Degree$58,211$73,700$46,703

$30,606

Average Earnings

$35,992

Average Male

$25,104

Average Female

Tupelo Ms Language

Tupelo Ms Language by Age

Tupelo Ms Language

94.59% of Tupelo Ms residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Tupelo Ms Poverty

Tupelo Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,1425,20436.80%
White21,7392,0959.64%
Hispanic1,31970153.15%
Other37425367.65%
Multiple50024248.40%
Native501836.00%

21.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.07%

Male Poverty Rate

23.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tupelo Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tupelo Ms is Other, with 67.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tupelo Ms is White, with 9.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.05%.

Tupelo Ms Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.09%
High School19.54%
Some College16.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Tupelo Ms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.43%
Male Unemployed26.48%
Female Employed16.25%
Male Employed7.55%

Tupelo Ms Income

Tupelo Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,153$59,072
Families$53,904$69,467
Married Families$71,394$
Non Families$25,345$35,617

Tupelo Ms Marital Status

Tupelo Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tupelo Ms Married by Age and Sex

Tupelo Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Tupelo Ms Marital Status by Race

Tupelo Ms Veterans

Tupelo Ms Veterans by War

2,629

Number of Veterans

2,564

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam755
First Gulf War476
Second Gulf War451
Korea296
World War II165

Tupelo Ms Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54755
75+733
65 to 74575
55 to 64354
18 to 34212

Tupelo Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,08011.53%
Black5435.72%
Hispanic141.87%
Indian614.29%

Tupelo Ms Veterans by Education

4.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tupelo Ms Employment Status

Tupelo Ms Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tupelo Ms Employment by Race

Tupelo Ms Employment by Education

Tupelo Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.38%

Born in Mississippi

97.57%

Native Born

2.43%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.57% of Tupelo Ms residents were born in the United States, with 73.38% having been born in Mississippi. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.