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 2.57 people per household. The vacancy rate was 11.3%, 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 $23,046, and 20% of families and 21.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 34.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
201037,6903,47910.17%
200034,2113,52611.49%
199030,6856,78028.36%
198023,9053,43416.77%
197020,4713,25018.87%
196017,2215,69449.40%
195011,5273,31540.37%
19408,2121,85129.10%
19306,3611,30625.84%
19205,0551,17430.25%
19103,8812,381158.73%
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

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Tupelo Ms Median Age

35.6


Total

33.3


Male

37.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 27,709 adults 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 Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
3,139
Houses With Mortgage
5,685
Vacancy Rate
11.3
Median Rent
710
Median Home Value
134,700
Renter-Occupied Units
5,987
Owner-Occupied Units
8,824
Total Housing Units
16,706

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Tupelo Ms for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.6% and the labor force participation rate is 61.9%.

Tupelo Ms Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.57
Average Family Size
3.18
Total Households
14811
Married Couple Households
6274
Male Householder (no wife) Families
797
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2845
Non Family Households
4895
Total Families
9916
Households With Own Children
4686
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Tupelo Ms Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,178
$10,000 to $14,999
1,183
$15,000 to $24,999
2,141
$25,000 to $34,999
1,522
$35,000 to $49,999
2,300
$50,000 to $74,999
2,756
$75,000 to $99,999
1,660
$100,000 to $149,999
1,226
$150,000 to $199,999
397
Over $200,000
448

Tupelo Ms Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Tupelo Ms

Mississippi

$43,153

$40,528

$59,072

$56,358

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Tupelo Ms Education Data

Tupelo Ms Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,1034.42%
9th to 12th Grade
2,2549.03%
High School Graduate
6,24124.99%
Some College
5,63322.56%
Associates Degree
2,3569.43%
Bachelors Degree
4,69618.80%
Graduate Degree
2,69110.78%