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The unemployment rate in Mississippi, State, is 6.80%, with job growth of 3.02%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.23%.

Mississippi, State Taxes
Mississippi, State,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 5.00%.

Mississippi, State Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,956, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $39,464.

  ECONOMYMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.80%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  3.02%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  39.23%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $20,956$28,555
  Household Income  $39,464$53,482
  Family Median Income  $49,125$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.85%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  1.24%0.61%
  Construction  6.76%6.19%
  Manufacturing  13.29%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.58%2.72%
  Retail trade  11.72%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.60%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.29%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.55%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.30%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  3.41%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.04%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.14%4.27%
  Educational services  9.79%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.61%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.58%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  6.88%7.44%
  Other services  4.77%4.94%
  Public administration  5.54%4.80%
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