Tupelo is a city located in Lee County Mississippi. Tupelo has a 2020 population of 38,492. It is also the county seat of Lee County. Tupelo is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,684 in 2010.
The average household income in Tupelo is $69,142 with a poverty rate of 14.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $148,900. The median age in Tupelo is 35.5 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tupelowas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 98.02%.
95.25% of Tupelo residents speak only English, while 4.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.60% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Tupelo is Black, with 27.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Tupelo is Hispanic, with 6.13% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.99%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Tupelo
97.28% of Tupelo residents were born in the United States, with 73.57% having been born in Mississippi. 2.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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