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Tupelo, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,538 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tupelo:

$152,538
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,489 - $245,614

Tupelo,MS index of house prices

Total population: 35,688 (Urban population: 32,005 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,413 (13 farm, 2,400 nonfarm))

Houses: 17,005 (14,017 occupied: 8,597 owner occupied, 5,317 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

31%

Housing density: 333 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $115,094.

Median contract rent in 2017: $363 (lower quartile is $275, upper quartile is $459)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $330


Median gross rent in Tupelo, MS in 2017: $454

Housing units in Tupelo with a mortgage: 5,064 (73 second mortgage, 795 home equity loan, 66 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,451

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,079

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,662

Median monthly housing costs: $785


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Tupelo, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,697
  • In family households: 31,746 (3,795 male householders, 5,209 female householders)
    5,833 spouses, 13,116 children (11,840 natural, 736 adopted, 543 stepchildren), 1,549 grandchildren, 248 brothers or sisters, 380 parents, 706 other relatives, 898 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,181 (2,134 male householders (1,731 living alone)), 2,876 female householders (2,541 living alone)), 1,126 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 773

Size of family households: 3,664 2-persons, 2,127 3-persons, 1,963 4-persons, 990 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 201 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,298 1-person, 649 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 148 4-persons.

4,724 married couples with children.
4,267 single-parent households (597 men, 3,670 women).

94.9% of residents of Tupelo speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 72% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 728 (1.9%)
(46.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 43no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 1,1492 bedrooms
  • 4,5893 bedrooms
  • 2,2594 bedrooms
  • 6535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1,085no bedroom
  • 1,0851 bedroom
  • 1,0582 bedrooms
  • 1,8943 bedrooms
  • 2274 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 240no vehicle
  • 1,9941 vehicle
  • 3,4512 vehicles
  • 2,1593 vehicles
  • 3884 vehicles
  • 2335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,024no vehicle
  • 2,0141 vehicle
  • 1,5992 vehicles
  • 4573 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 1525+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 431 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 3464 rooms
  • 1,6315 rooms
  • 1,9086 rooms
  • 1,5977 rooms
  • 1,3068 rooms
  • 1,9929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1,0811 room
  • 1732 rooms
  • 6623 rooms
  • 7364 rooms
  • 1,3885 rooms
  • 8056 rooms
  • 2047 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 1759+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Tupelo, MS household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Tupelo, MS in 2017
  • 937Less than $10,000
  • 1,988$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,010$20,000 to $29,999
  • 967$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,453$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,065$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,631$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,008$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,100$100,000 to $124,999
  • 381$125,000 to $149,999
  • 854$150,000 to $199,999
  • 792$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Tupelo, MS

  • Distribution of house value in Tupelo, MS in 2017
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 27$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 67$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 128$40,000 to $49,999
  • 261$50,000 to $59,999
  • 403$60,000 to $69,999
  • 473$70,000 to $79,999
  • 270$80,000 to $89,999
  • 557$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,266$100,000 to $124,999
  • 966$125,000 to $149,999
  • 676$150,000 to $174,999
  • 548$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,043$200,000 to $249,999
  • 620$250,000 to $299,999
  • 951$300,000 to $399,999
  • 117$400,000 to $499,999
  • 185$500,000 to $749,999
  • 81$750,000 to $999,999
  • 22$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 101$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 29$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Tupelo, MS

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tupelo, MS in 2017
  • 52Less than $100
  • 142$100 to $149
  • 31$150 to $199
  • 157$200 to $249
  • 67$250 to $299
  • 84$300 to $349
  • 37$350 to $399
  • 263$400 to $449
  • 497$450 to $499
  • 290$500 to $549
  • 637$550 to $599
  • 524$600 to $649
  • 165$650 to $699
  • 808$700 to $749
  • 307$750 to $799
  • 427$800 to $899
  • 257$900 to $999
  • 180$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,250 to $1,499
  • 133$1,500 to $1,999
  • 22$2,000 to $2,499
  • 15$3,000 to $3,499
  • 350No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.9%
Number of people working at home: 312 (1.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 259
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,713
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,909
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,735
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,595
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 562
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,692
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 494
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 180
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 532
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 259
  • 90 or more minutes: 195
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tupelo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,691 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 3,149 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 42 (0%)
  • Taxi: 143 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 220 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 312 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.4%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.3%Males
  • 23.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 802010 or later
  • 2282000 to 2009
  • 3081990 to 1999
  • 951980 to 1989
  • 1001970 to 1979
  • 59Before 1970
Ancestries in Tupelo, MS

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 3,493 (13.3%)
  • English: 1,775 (6.8%)
  • Irish: 1,580 (6.0%)
  • German: 731 (2.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 462 (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 332 (1.3%)
  • Italian: 225 (0.9%)
  • European: 216 (0.8%)
  • African: 192 (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 122 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 73 (0.3%)
  • French: 73 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 72 (0.3%)
  • British: 59 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 45 (0.2%)
  • Australian: 41 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 39 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 28 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 25 (0.10%)
  • Scandinavian: 21 (0.08%)
  • French Canadian: 19 (0.07%)
  • Afghan: 16 (0.06%)
  • Swedish: 15 (0.06%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 15 (0.06%)
  • Danish: 13 (0.05%)
  • Portuguese: 12 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 12 (0.05%)
  • Cajun: 9 (0.03%)
  • Armenian: 8 (0.03%)
  • Croatian: 7 (0.03%)
  • Iranian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Czech: 5 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 4 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Tupelo:

34.9% (348)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

India
Tupelo:

11.6% (116)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Japan
Tupelo:

10.7% (107)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Tupelo:

8.6% (86)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Australia
Tupelo:

4.7% (47)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Jordan
Tupelo:

2.9% (29)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Tupelo:

2.9% (29)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Syria
Tupelo:

2.9% (29)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Tupelo:

2.7% (27)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Tupelo:

2.6% (26)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Greece
Tupelo:

2.2% (22)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Afghanistan
Tupelo:

1.8% (18)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Malaysia
Tupelo:

1.7% (17)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Other Western Africa
Tupelo:

1.7% (17)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 28,897
  • Other state: 8,947
  • Northeast: 1,106
  • Midwest: 1,827
  • South: 5,364
  • West: 579

83.6% of Tupelo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76.8% lived in Mississippi.


Tupelo:

83.6%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 121
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 90
  • 7th and 8th grade: 378
  • 9th grade: 143
  • 10th grade: 154
  • 11th grade: 662
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 233
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,402
  • Less than 1 year of college: 491
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,013
  • Associate degree: 1,074
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,837
  • Master's degree: 839
  • Professional school degree: 633
  • Doctorate degree: 78
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 209
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 161
  • 9th grade: 43
  • 10th grade: 258
  • 11th grade: 704
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 533
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,197
  • Less than 1 year of college: 376
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,338
  • Associate degree: 1,797
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,539
  • Master's degree: 1,482
  • Professional school degree: 110
  • Doctorate degree: 138
Educational Attainment for Females
Tupelo marital status for males
Tupelo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,411
  • One, attached: 372
  • Two: 862
  • 3 or 4: 485
  • 5 to 9: 596
  • 10 to 19: 848
  • 20 to 49: 225
  • 50 or more: 1,260
  • Mobile homes: 394

Median worth of mobile homes: $123,819

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 5.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 6.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Tupelo
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tupelo, MS
  • 66.5%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tupelo, MS
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 30.8%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 546
Here:

11.5%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 147
Here:

6.4%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 240
Here:

16.3%
Mississippi:

12.5%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability