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Total population: 36,336 (Urban population: 33,789 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,547 (14 farm, 2,534 nonfarm))

Tupelo,MS index of house prices


Houses: 14,633 (13,482 occupied: 8,393 owner occupied, 5,089 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

37%

Housing density: 286 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $130,097.


Median contract rent in 2009: $408 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $496)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $487


Median gross rent in Tupelo, MS in 2009: $536


Housing units in Tupelo with a mortgage: 5,264 (638 second mortgage, 405 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,486


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,500


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,913


Median monthly housing costs: $693





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Tupelo, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $128,533 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tupelo:

$128,533
Mississippi:

$98,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,182 - $200,696

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $184,533
Here:

$184,533
State:

$150,055

Townhouses or other attached units: $292,505
Here:

$292,505
State:

$180,099

In 2-unit structures: $12,387
Here:

$12,387
State:

$70,652

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $26,168
Here:

$26,168
State:

$111,160

Mobile homes: $34,331
Here:

$34,331
State:

$37,232

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,305
  • In family households: 28,425 (6,720 male householders, 2,509 female householders)
    6,651 spouses, 10,439 children (9,594 natural, 186 adopted, 659 stepchildren), 753 grandchildren, 284 brothers or sisters, 209 parents, 469 other relatives, 391 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,880 (1,746 male householders (1,460 living alone)), 2,520 female householders (2,283 living alone)), 614 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,113 (941 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,948 2-persons, 2,182 3-persons, 2,007 4-persons, 745 5-persons, 243 6-persons, 104 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,743 1-person, 459 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

5,477 married couples with children.
2,869 single-parent households (367 men, 2,502 women).

96.1% of residents of Tupelo speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (13% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 71% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 536 (1.6%)
(37.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 139
  • 4 rooms: 531
  • 5 rooms: 1,858
  • 6 rooms: 2,165
  • 7 rooms: 1,446
  • 8 rooms: 1,016
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,238
  • 1 room: 82
  • 2 rooms: 292
  • 3 rooms: 768
  • 4 rooms: 1,787
  • 5 rooms: 1,336
  • 6 rooms: 561
  • 7 rooms: 183
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9 or more rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tupelo, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 45
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,137
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,874
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,989
  • 5+ bedrooms: 348
  • no bedroom: 89
  • 1 bedroom: 1,165
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,471
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,177
  • 4 bedrooms: 165
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Tupelo, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 324
  • 1 vehicle: 2,179
  • 2 vehicles: 3,939
  • 3 vehicles: 1,537
  • 4 vehicles: 300
  • 5+ vehicles: 114
  • no vehicle: 828
  • 1 vehicle: 2,691
  • 2 vehicles: 1,290
  • 3 vehicles: 216
  • 4 vehicles: 53
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 218
  • 2000 to 2004: 813
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,826
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,931
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,519
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,228
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,428
  • 1940 to 1949: 998
  • 1939 or earlier: 533

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Tupelo, MS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Tupelo, MS:

  • Less than $10,000: 39
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 20
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 20
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 22
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 25
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 36
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 64
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 183
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 185
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 196
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 285
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 405
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 637
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1448
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1571
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 790
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 618
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 744
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 469
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 599
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 269
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 191
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 50
  • $1,000,000 or more: 48
 


Tupelo rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Tupelo:

  • Less than $100: 43 people
  • $100 to $149: 11
  • $150 to $199: 116
  • $200 to $249: 159
  • $250 to $299: 195
  • $300 to $349: 183
  • $350 to $399: 297
  • $400 to $449: 309
  • $450 to $499: 618
  • $500 to $549: 804
  • $550 to $599: 458
  • $600 to $649: 311
  • $650 to $699: 439
  • $700 to $749: 172
  • $750 to $799: 163
  • $800 to $899: 338
  • $900 to $999: 227
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 140
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 33
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 8
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 128
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 150
  • 1990 to 1994: 132
  • 1985 to 1989: 41
  • 1980 to 1984: 54
  • 1975 to 1979: 50
  • 1970 to 1974: 50
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 51


Tupelo, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.7%
Number of people working at home: 308 (1.9% of all workers)


Tupelo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 608
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3301
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4756
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3484
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1600
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 369
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 840
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 112
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 106
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 230
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 214
  • 90 or more minutes: 218
 


Tupelo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,673 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 1,805 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 25 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 203 (1%)
  • Other means: 72 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 308 (2%)
 


Tupelo, MS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1536
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 958
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 884
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 787
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1044
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 863
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 884
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 678
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 659
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1243
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1227
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1418
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 454
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 282
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 211
  • $200,000 or more: 367
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 10031
 United States or American: 6066
 English: 2609
 Irish: 2232
 German: 1159
 Scotch-Irish: 763
 Scottish: 655
 African: 386
 Subsaharan African:: 386
 French (except Basque): 319
 European: 262
 Italian: 239
 Dutch: 188
 Norwegian: 129
 Polish: 93
 Welsh: 89
 British: 87
 Swedish: 82
 French Canadian: 48
 Hungarian: 46
 Czech: 40
 Canadian: 38
 Arab:: 38
 Greek: 38
 Latvian: 32
 Swiss: 25
 Lebanese: 24
 Croatian: 22
 Russian: 21
 Danish: 20
 Syrian: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Celtic: 9
 Austrian: 8
 Finnish: 8
 Slovak: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Ukrainian: 7
 Belgian: 6
 Northern European: 6


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



  • Mexico (29%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Panama (4%)
  • Greece (4%)


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

  • This state: 24713
  • Northeast: 518
  • Midwest: 2634
  • South: 5347
  • West: 524

50% of Tupelo residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Mississippi.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 113
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 42
  • 5th and 6th grade: 91
  • 7th and 8th grade: 290
  • 9th grade: 210
  • 10th grade: 265
  • 11th grade: 353
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 381
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,995
  • Less than 1 year of college: 746
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,825
  • Associate degree: 532
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,126
  • Master's degree: 422
  • Professional school degree: 460
  • Doctorate degree: 100

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 64
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 56
  • 5th and 6th grade: 211
  • 7th and 8th grade: 378
  • 9th grade: 257
  • 10th grade: 409
  • 11th grade: 586
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 469
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,047
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,007
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,092
  • Associate degree: 851
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,915
  • Master's degree: 713
  • Professional school degree: 147
  • Doctorate degree: 34

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 7.9%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 13.4%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 13.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 13.9%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $55,331
  • Black householders: $27,911
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $44,048
  • Asian householders: $76,805
  • Some other race householders: $46,100
  • Two or more races householders: $41,450
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $44,242
Tupelo household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Tupelo household income for Black householders
Tupelo household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Tupelo household income for Asian householders
Tupelo household income for Some other race householders
Tupelo household income for Two or more races householders
Tupelo household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Tupelo marital status for males
Tupelo marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $136,848
  • Black or African American householders: $93,440
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $96,963
  • Asian householders: $165,599
  • Some other race householders: $120,781
  • Two or more races householders: $151,505
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $113,312

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,784
  • One, attached: 458
  • Two: 972
  • 3 or 4: 967
  • 5 to 9: 934
  • 10 to 19: 607
  • 20 to 49: 218
  • 50 or more: 369
  • Mobile homes: 324

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Tupelo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tupelo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (74.7%)
  • Electricity (22.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Electricity (49.2%)
  • Utility gas (48.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 356
Here:

7.7%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 91
Here:

4.8%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 98
Here:

8.4%
Mississippi:

12.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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