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Tupelo, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $187,048 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tupelo:

$187,048
Mississippi:

$145,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,587 - $281,886

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

Houses: 17,443 (15,388 occupied: 9,579 owner occupied, 6,162 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

30%

Housing density: 341 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $220,895.

Median contract rent in 2021: $693 (lower quartile is $448, upper quartile is $787)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2021: $1,175


Median gross rent in Tupelo, MS in 2021: $806

Housing units in Tupelo with a mortgage: 5,977 (528 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 506 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 29

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $92,915

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,452

Median monthly housing costs: $865

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Tupelo, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,642
  • Male householders: 6,729 (2,225 living alone), Female householders: 8,415 (3,034 living alone)
  • 6,660 spouses (6,623 opposite-sex spouses), 576 unmarried partners, (564 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,597 children (10,854 natural, 174 adopted, 567 stepchildren), 1,078 grandchildren, 178 brothers or sisters, 325 parents, 41 foster children, 692 other relatives, 692 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 653

Size of family households: 5,692 2-persons, 2,114 3-persons, 1,423 4-persons, 958 5-persons, 291 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,675 1-person, 295 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 31 5-persons.

5,005 married couples with children.
3,177 single-parent households (331 men, 2,846 women).

94.8% of residents of Tupelo speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 822 (2.2%)
(35.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.4
State:

4.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 12no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 1,0802 bedrooms
  • 5,4303 bedrooms
  • 2,4794 bedrooms
  • 5315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1,319no bedroom
  • 1,2061 bedroom
  • 1,9602 bedrooms
  • 1,4203 bedrooms
  • 2574 bedrooms
  • 05+ 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
  • 216no vehicle
  • 2,5461 vehicle
  • 4,2362 vehicles
  • 1,9533 vehicles
  • 5484 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo in renter-occupied apartments
  • 987no vehicle
  • 3,0671 vehicle
  • 1,7562 vehicles
  • 2483 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 683 rooms
  • 4154 rooms
  • 1,5845 rooms
  • 2,0136 rooms
  • 1,8297 rooms
  • 1,7098 rooms
  • 1,9499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1,3191 room
  • 1302 rooms
  • 9683 rooms
  • 1,3974 rooms
  • 1,0055 rooms
  • 7636 rooms
  • 4567 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2021 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Tupelo, MS household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Tupelo, MS in 2021
  • 1,381Less than $10,000
  • 1,938$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,519$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,413$30,000 to $39,999
  • 761$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,133$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,147$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,100$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,553$100,000 to $124,999
  • 758$125,000 to $149,999
  • 882$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,236$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2021 in Tupelo, MS

  • Distribution of house value in Tupelo, MS in 2021
  • 42Less than $10,000
  • 66$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 62$20,000 to $24,999
  • 47$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 85$40,000 to $49,999
  • 123$50,000 to $59,999
  • 202$60,000 to $69,999
  • 169$70,000 to $79,999
  • 335$80,000 to $89,999
  • 419$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,065$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,093$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,068$150,000 to $174,999
  • 983$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,433$200,000 to $249,999
  • 640$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,253$300,000 to $399,999
  • 249$400,000 to $499,999
  • 604$500,000 to $749,999
  • 121$750,000 to $999,999
  • 87$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in Tupelo, MS

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tupelo, MS in 2021
  • 294Less than $100
  • 130$100 to $149
  • 352$150 to $199
  • 160$200 to $249
  • 37$250 to $299
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 32$350 to $399
  • 422$400 to $449
  • 144$450 to $499
  • 234$500 to $549
  • 273$550 to $599
  • 267$600 to $649
  • 857$650 to $699
  • 867$700 to $749
  • 569$750 to $799
  • 386$800 to $899
  • 156$900 to $999
  • 411$1,000 to $1,249
  • 346$1,250 to $1,499
  • 58$1,500 to $1,999
  • 531No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,126 (6.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 207
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,122
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,903
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,608
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,693
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 685
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,498
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 140
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 81
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 638
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 270
  • 90 or more minutes: 161
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Tupelo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,889 (89.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,233 (5.9%)
  • Bus: 54 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 260 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 51 (0.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,126 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
  • Unemployment by race in 2021
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 39.6%Males
  • 32.8%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 5892010 or later
  • 3062000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 951980 to 1989
  • 1001970 to 1979
  • 59Before 1970
Ancestries in Tupelo, MS

First ancestries reported:

  • English: 3,026 (13.7%)
  • American: 2,448 (11.1%)
  • Irish: 1,213 (5.5%)
  • German: 561 (2.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 502 (2.3%)
  • European: 394 (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 266 (1.2%)
  • Italian: 190 (0.9%)
  • Jamaican: 150 (0.7%)
  • African: 120 (0.5%)
  • Jordanian: 49 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 41 (0.2%)
  • Polish: 40 (0.2%)
  • British: 32 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 24 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 24 (0.1%)
  • French: 16 (0.07%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 16 (0.07%)
  • Northern European: 13 (0.06%)
  • Slovene: 10 (0.05%)
  • Greek: 9 (0.04%)

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

Mexico
Tupelo:

27.2% (340)
Mississippi:

28.2% (19,344)

India
Tupelo:

20.9% (262)
Mississippi:

6.3% (4,311)

Guatemala
Tupelo:

15.8% (198)
Mississippi:

4.5% (3,106)

Honduras
Tupelo:

12.5% (157)
Mississippi:

4.3% (2,951)

Thailand
Tupelo:

5.8% (73)
Mississippi:

1.1% (732)

England
Tupelo:

4.3% (54)
Mississippi:

1.5% (1,022)

Yemen
Tupelo:

3.4% (43)
Mississippi:

1.2% (842)

Laos
Tupelo:

2.2% (28)
Mississippi:

0.1% (39)

Jordan
Tupelo:

1.8% (23)
Mississippi:

0.6% (417)

Senegal
Tupelo:

1.5% (19)
Mississippi:

0.1% (77)

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

  • This state: 27,477
  • Other state: 9,209
  • Northeast: 568
  • Midwest: 2,028
  • South: 5,084
  • West: 1,593

88.9% of Tupelo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77.6% lived in Mississippi.


Tupelo:

88.9%
State average:

87.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 46
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 80
  • 7th and 8th grade: 186
  • 9th grade: 185
  • 10th grade: 237
  • 11th grade: 270
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 86
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,711
  • Less than 1 year of college: 189
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,709
  • Associate degree: 1,685
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,580
  • Master's degree: 1,157
  • Professional school degree: 388
  • Doctorate degree: 250
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 165
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 36
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 237
  • 9th grade: 132
  • 10th grade: 237
  • 11th grade: 244
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 214
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,770
  • Less than 1 year of college: 397
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,541
  • Associate degree: 1,619
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,719
  • Master's degree: 1,414
  • Professional school degree: 160
  • Doctorate degree: 128
Educational Attainment for Females
Tupelo marital status for males
Tupelo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,563
  • One, attached: 352
  • Two: 1,369
  • 3 or 4: 568
  • 5 to 9: 772
  • 10 to 19: 779
  • 20 to 49: 268
  • 50 or more: 1,479
  • Mobile homes: 288

Median worth of mobile homes: $92,619

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2021: 3.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2021: 6.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 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
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tupelo, MS
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 27.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 608
Here:

14.5%
Mississippi:

15.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 269
Here:

11.5%
Mississippi:

16.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 56
Here:

5.8%
Mississippi:

9.6%
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