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Economy in Mississippi

Mississippi has an unemployment rate of 6.3%. The US average is 6.0%.

Mississippi has seen the job market increase by 0.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.3%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Mississippi
- The Sales Tax Rate for Mississippi is 7.1%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Mississippi is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Mississippi
- The average income of a Mississippi resident is $20,956 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Mississippi resident is $39,464 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  6.3%6.0%
  -4.3%-6.2%
  29.3%33.5%
  7.0%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $22,500$31,177
  $42,009$57,652
  $52,689$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.9%1.3%
  1.2%0.6%
  6.8%6.2%
  13.3%10.4%
  2.6%2.7%
  11.7%11.6%
  4.6%4.1%
  1.1%0.9%
  1.3%2.1%
  3.6%4.7%
  1.3%1.9%
  3.4%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.1%4.3%
  9.8%9.3%
  14.6%13.8%
  2.6%2.2%
  6.9%7.4%
  4.8%4.9%
  5.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Mississippi    19 Reviews
    Jobs? - 3/25/2014
    There is always some type of employment opportunity here in Mississippi. You just have to be open minded and look at all the possibilities. Sometimes a change in... Read More

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    Hattiesburg The Hub City - 10/26/2013
    I just recently moved back to Mississippi from TN. I lived in Jackson before my move to TN and it was decent. I am looking to move from Hattiesburg because it is... Read More

    Mississippi: The South's Most Hospitable State - 7/25/2012
    Mississippi as a whole has a wonderful quality of living. It is a very nice place for a person to live in after... Read More


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    38654, 39503, 38655, 39759, 39047, 39110, 39401, 39402, 39564, 38671, ... 423 more

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