Tupelo, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 38,114 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 17,989  (47.2%)
Females: 20,125  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38801.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,341 (it was $38,401 in 2000)
Tupelo:

$59,341
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,686 (it was $22,024 in 2000)

Tupelo city income, earnings, and wages data

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

$152,538
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $166,579; detached houses: $180,304; townhouses or other attached units: $138,467; in 2-unit structures: $95,679; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,765; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,445; mobile homes: $55,561

Median gross rent in 2017: $762.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tupelo: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.7%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 53.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for American Indian residents, 67.6% for other race residents, 48.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tupelo, MS (2017)
    • 22,01656.8%White alone
    • 14,49537.4%Black alone
    • 1,3123.4%Hispanic
    • 4091.1%Two or more races
    • 2640.7%Asian alone
    • 2260.6%Other race alone
    • 580.1%American Indian alone
    • 190.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Tupelo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 144 registered sex offenders living in Tupelo, Mississippi as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tupelo is 270 to 1.


Crime rates in Tupelo by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
33
(92.6)
21
(59.1)
25
(68.6)
26
(71.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
38
(106.6)
41
(115.3)
25
(68.6)
30
(82.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
54
(151.5)
39
(109.7)
37
(101.5)
23
(62.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
342
(959.6)
332
(934.1)
382
(1,048)
361
(987.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,338
(3,754)
1,247
(3,508)
1,404
(3,852)
1,270
(3,472)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(362.0)
113
(317.9)
78
(214.0)
98
(267.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(2.8)
2
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)388.3340.6340.3334.4

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City-data.com crime index in Tupelo, MS

Crime rate in Tupelo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 123 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
Mississippi average:

2.03
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Ancestries: American (14.4%), English (7.9%), Irish (6.7%), German (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 51.1 square miles.

Population density: 746 people per square mile   (low).

Tupelo, Mississippi map

998 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,137 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,328 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (92.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (475.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Plantersville, MS (2.2 miles ),
Verona, MS (2.2 miles ),
Saltillo, MS (2.8 miles ),
Mooresville, MS (2.9 miles ),
Sherman, MS (3.1 miles ),
Shannon, MS (3.2 miles ),
Blue Springs, MS (3.6 miles),
Nettleton, MS (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 88.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,560 (+50.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,286 (62.9%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Tupelo, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tupelo, MS in 2017
Tupelo satellite photo by USGS

Tupelo tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 151 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 1998: 165 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 1999: 101 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2000: 92 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2003: 96 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2005: 112 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2006: 95 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2016: 76 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2017: 103 buildings, average cost: $183,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Tupelo, MS residents
Average permit cost in Tupelo, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Tupelo, MS
Historical housing units in Tupelo, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +3,226 (+10.4%).
Most common industries in Tupelo, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Tupelo, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Tupelo, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tupelo, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Tupelo-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Tupelo city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tupelo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from Tupelo center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Tupelo center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.5 miles away from Tupelo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Freezes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tupelo topographic map

Main business address for: PEOPLES HOLDING CO (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), BANCORPSOUTH INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), HANCOCK FABRICS INC (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES).

Hospitals in Tupelo:

  • ALLCARE HOSPICE (418 NORTH GLOSTER STREET)
  • NORTH MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 830 S GLOSTER)
  • NORTH MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CTR (422-A EAST PRESIDENT STREET)
  • NORTH MISSISSIPPI STATE HOSPITAL (1937 BRIAR RIDGE RD)
  • RESIDENCE HOSPICE CARE, INC (398 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 135)
  • SOUTHERN CARE TUPELO (1682 WILSON STREET)
  • THE SANCTUARY HOSPICE HOUSE, INC (5159 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • UNITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC TUPELO (1413 WEST MAIN STREET)

Nursing Homes in Tupelo:

  • CEDARS HEALTH CENTER (2800 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - EASON BOULEVARD (2273 SOUTH EASON BOULEVARD)
  • LEE MANOR NH (1901 BRIAR RIDGE)
  • NORTH MISSISSIPPI MED CTR SUB-ACUTE (830 SOUTH GLOSTER)
  • TUPELO MANOR NH (646 EASON BLVD)
  • TUPELO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1901 BRIAR RIDGE ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Tupelo:

  • RCG TUPELO (2978 MATTOX STREET)

Home Health Centers in Tupelo:

  • GILBERTS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (P. O. BOX 4208)

Airports located in Tupelo:

  • Tupelo Regional Airport (TUP) (Runways: 1, Commercial Ops: 65, Air Taxi Ops: 5,358, Itinerant Ops: 19,481, Local Ops: 13,682, Military Ops: 13,012)

College/University in Tupelo:

  • Creations College of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 63; Location: 2419 W Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.creationscosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tupelo:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 18 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 30 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 48 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Mississippi State University (about 56 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 56 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 69 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 71 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)

Public high schools in Tupelo:

Private high schools in Tupelo:

  • TUPELO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 126, Location: 1801 E MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • LAKEVIEW BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 78, Location: 830 SHUMACOLA TRL, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tupelo:

See full list of schools located in Tupelo

Library in Tupelo:

  • LEE-ITAWAMBA LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,390,991; Location: 219 N.MADISON; 146,648 books; 5,359 audio materials; 5,464 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 217 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Faith Christian School (k-12 accredited school)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tupelo: Tupelo National Battlefield (A), Chickasaw Village Site (B), Bel-Air Country Club (C), Tupelo Airport Industrial Park (D), Tupelo Country Club (E), Old Town Overlook (F), Lee County Courthouse (G), Lee County Library (H), Tupelo City Hall (I), Strange Library (J), North Mississippi Medical Center Behavioral Health Center (K), Tupelo Fire Department Station 5 (L), Tupelo Fire Department Station 7 (M), Tupelo Fire Department Station 4 (N), Tupelo Fire Department Station 2 (O), Tupelo Fire Department Station 6 (P), Tupelo Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (Q), Tupelo Municipal Airport Fire Department (R), Tupelo Fire Department Station 3 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Magnolia Plaza Shopping Center (1), Tupelo Mall Shopping Center (2), Downtown Mall Shopping Center (3), Denton Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Tupelo include: PEOPLES HOLDING CO (A), BANCORPSOUTH INC (B), HANCOCK FABRICS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tupelo include: Old Saltillo Road Church (A), Priceville Church (B), Abundant Life Tabernale (C), Red Oak Grove Church (D), All Saints Episcopal Church (E), Willis Heights Primitive Baptist Church (F), Whitehall Baptist Church (G), West Main Church of Christ (H), West Jackson Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glenwood Cemetery (1), Stevensons Chapel Cemetery (2), Springhill Cemetery (3), Tupelo Memorial Gardens (4), Tupelo Memorial Park (5), Allens Cemetery (6), Belden Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Longs Lake (A), Legion Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Russell Creek (A), Mud Creek (B), Little Sand Creek (C), Kings Creek (D), Yonaba Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tupelo include: Ballard Park (1), Tupelo National Fish Hatchery (2), Noble Stadium (3), Tupelo National Battlefield (4), Elvis Presley Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Tupelo Automobile Museum (1 Otis Drive) (1), Tony's WWII Museum (1001 Barnes Crossing Road) (2), Elvis Presley Birthplace (Museums; 306 Elvis Presley Drive) (3), Lee County - Libraries- Circulation Department (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 219 North Madison Street) (4), Lee County - Libraries- Director (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 219 North Madison Street) (5), Lee County - Libraries- Book (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 219 North Madison Street) (6), Lee County - Libraries- Reference & Information (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 219 North Madison Street) (7), Tupelo Buffalo Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2272 North Coley Road) (8), Time Out (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1001 Barnes Crossing Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Economy Inn (708 North Gloster Street) (1), Holiday Inn Express (1612 McClure Cove) (2), Gum Tree in (101 Thompson Street) (3), Trace Inn (3400 West Main Street) (4), Holiday Inn Express Tupelo-Ms (923 N Gloster St) (5), Town House Motel (927 South Gloster Street) (6), Travelers Motel (Highway 45 North) (7), Amerihost Inn (625 Spicer Drive) (8), Best Western of Tupelo (897 Harmony Lane) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Lee County - Chancery Court Administrator- Chancery Court- Administr (200 West Jefferson Street) (1), Lee County - Circuit Court (200 West Jefferson Street) (2), Lee County - Justice Court Clerk (331 North Broadway Street) (3), Lee County - Justice Court Judge- Central District (331 North Broadway Street) (4), Lee County - Justice Court Judge- Northern District (331 North Broadway Street) (5), Lee County Youth Court (200 West Jefferson Street) (6), Federal Bureau of Investigation (500 West Main Street) (7), Lee County - Justice Court Judge- Southern District (331 North Broadway Street) (8), Lee County - Circuit Court Administrator- Circuit Court- Administrator (200 West Jefferson Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Diplo (DJ) - DJ, Robert Whiteside - Artist, Alan Nunnelee - Politician, Dave Clark (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Deandre' Eiland - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Jun 4, 1982), Jamie Davis (musician) - Musician, Jarious Jackson - Football player, Joe Horn - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jan 16, 1972), Daniel Boman - Politician, Allie Grant - Actress.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tupelo and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF TUPELO (Population served: 46,560, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BURLESON MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 68 regular monitoring violations
  • 19 other older monitoring violations
GLENROCK WATER SYSTEM (Serves TN, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JACK'S BRANCH WATER SYSTEM (Serves TN, Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
TOMBIGBEE STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tupelo that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE MOUNTAIN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Tupelo in 2010:

  • 471 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 240 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 41 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential schools for people with disabilities

People in group quarters in Tupelo in 2000:

  • 548 people in nursing homes
  • 164 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 163 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 74 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 48 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 22 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 18 people in halfway houses
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other group homes
Arena or stadium:
  • BancorpSouth Center. Capacity: 10,000.

Banks with most branches in Tupelo (2011 data):

  • Renasant Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Trustmark National Bank: Tupelo Main Branch, Unit #15 Mobile Branch, Mortgage Loan Services-Tupelo Branch, West Main Branch, South Gloster Branch, Barnes Crossing Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Westside Branch, Tupelo Medical Center Branch, Tupulo Main Branch, Barnes Crossing Mall Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: West Side Branch, Tupelo Branch, Medical Center Branch. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • Community Bank of Mississippi: Tupelo Mortgage Lpo at 1317 North Gloster Street, branch established on 2011/05/13. Info updated 2010/04/06: Bank assets: $639.2 mil, Deposits: $566.3 mil, headquarters in Forest, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Tupelo Branch at 86 South Thomas Street, branch established on 2008/08/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • Community Bank, North Mississippi: Tupelo Branch at 1317 North Gloster, branch established on 2006/08/07. Info updated 2009/04/15: Bank assets: $486.7 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Amory, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • The First National Bank of Oxford: First National Bank Of Tupelo Branch at 337 East Main Street, Suite B, branch established on 2009/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $235.5 mil, Deposits: $202.8 mil, headquarters in Oxford, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First National Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Tupelo:

Marital status in Tupelo, MS
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Tupelo:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tupelo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tupelo, MS (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,538116
Mainline Protestant9,87438
Black Protestant3,25121
Catholic2,0312
Other7723
None31,444-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Lee County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Lee County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 72
Lee County:

8.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Lee County:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

31.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tupelo:

43.9%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Tupelo:

29.2
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tupelo:

34.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Tupelo:

54.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tupelo, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 100$402,726$48,3270$0
Firefighters 87$379,675$52,3690$0
Streets and Highways 54$172,784$38,3963$4,595
Electric Power 43$177,798$49,6183$3,186
Other Government Administration 38$142,403$44,9693$3,096
Parks and Recreation 34$120,213$42,428146$105,188
Water Supply 33$111,045$40,3800$0
Police - Other 14$38,562$33,05316$10,127
Judicial and Legal 13$40,979$37,8270$0
Other and Unallocable 10$45,197$54,2361$171
Financial Administration 10$42,966$51,5591$643
Sewerage 8$22,200$33,3000$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,639$26,5561$1,068
Fire - Other 1$2,680$32,1600$0
Totals for Government 448$1,705,867$45,693174$128,074

Tupelo government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $12,491,000 ($327.73)
    Water Utilities: $7,306,000 ($191.69)
    Sewerage: $4,898,000 ($128.51)
    Police Protection: $2,516,000 ($66.01)
    Electric Utilities: $477,000 ($12.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $241,000 ($6.32)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($3.54)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $54,881,000 ($1439.92)
    Police Protection: $9,527,000 ($249.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,371,000 ($193.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,668,000 ($148.71)
    Regular Highways: $4,909,000 ($128.80)
    General - Other: $3,850,000 ($101.01)
    Water Utilities: $3,767,000 ($98.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,171,000 ($83.20)
    Central Staff Services: $2,789,000 ($73.18)
    Sewerage: $2,715,000 ($71.23)
    Financial Administration: $989,000 ($25.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $727,000 ($19.07)
    Libraries: $449,000 ($11.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,894,000 ($49.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $348,000 ($9.13)
    Police Protection: $295,000 ($7.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($5.12)
    Financial Administration: $76,000 ($1.99)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($0.37)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($0.16)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,560,000 ($591.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $892,000 ($23.40)

Tupelo government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,064,000 ($132.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,044,000 ($106.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,284,000 ($86.16)
    Other: $169,000 ($4.43)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($0.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,894,000 ($102.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,200,000 ($83.96)
    Highways: $1,109,000 ($29.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,367,000 ($35.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $963,000 ($25.27)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($2.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $81,000 ($2.13)
    Rents: $80,000 ($2.10)
    Sale of Property: $21,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $56,657,000 ($1486.51)
    Water Utilities: $5,486,000 ($143.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,686,000 ($516.50)
    Other: $4,143,000 ($108.70)
    Water Utilities: $3,190,000 ($83.70)
    Highways: $154,000 ($4.04)
  • Tax - Property: $15,151,000 ($397.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $375,000 ($9.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $322,000 ($8.45)
    Other License: $206,000 ($5.40)

Tupelo government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,827,000 ($2251.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,753,000 ($2118.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,202,000 ($293.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,128,000 ($160.78)

Tupelo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,068,000 ($237.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,964,000 ($1048.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,079,000 ($421.87)

6.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Itawamba County, MS  0.65% ($35,518 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.52% ($33,981)
from Monroe County, MS  0.49% ($34,217)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.72% ($36,843 average AGI)
to Itawamba County, MS  0.68% ($36,498)
to Monroe County, MS  0.59% ($26,983)
Businesses in Tupelo, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T6Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger2
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Barnes & Noble1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins2Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's5
Baymont Inn1Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Microtel1
Blockbuster1New Balance5
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Burger King2Nike11
CVS1Nissan1
Catherines1OfficeMax1
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A2Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut3
Curves1Popeyes1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza1Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx11Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Ford2Sears2
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop3Sleep Inn1
Gap1Spencer Gifts1
Goodwill5Starbucks1
Gymboree1Subway5
H&R Block3Super 81
Hardee's3T-Mobile4
Haworth1T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1U-Haul4
Howard Johnson1UPS16
Hyundai1Vans2
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House2
Jones New York1Walgreens3
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wendy's3
KFC3Wingate1
Kincaid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tupelo:

  • WKMQ (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUP (1490 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELO (580 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tupelo:

  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WKIU-LP (94.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: TUPELO 2000, INC.)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tupelo:

  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Tupelo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 209Number of bridges
  • 2,894ft / 882mTotal length
  • $6,559,625,000Total costs
  • 1,712,584Total average daily traffic
  • 202,687Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,526,131Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tupelo, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 211950-1959
  • 311960-1969
  • 321970-1979
  • 611980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 262010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tupelo, MS
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 301 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tupelo)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tupelo, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 153 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tupelo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tupelo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 63 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 271. The highest number of reported fires - 365 took place in 2016, and the least - 119 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tupelo, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.9%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tupelo, MS
    • 1,97842.9%Outside Fires
    • 1,56934.0%Structure Fires
    • 83018.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2375.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tupelo, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tupelo, Mississippi:

  • All American Coliseum Motel - Tupelo, 767 E Main St, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 , Phone: (662) 844-5610, Fax: (662) 844-8546
  • Red Roof Inn - Tupelo, 1500 Mccullough Blvd, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 , Phone: (662) 844-1904, Fax: (662) 844-0139
  • Quality Inn, 1190 N Gloster St, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804 , Phone: (662) 842-5100, Fax: (662) 844-0554
  • Comfort Inn, 1532 Mccullough Blvd, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 , Phone: (662) 840-0340, Fax: (662) 840-0410
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1612 Mcclure Dr, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804 , Phone: (662) 620-8184, Fax: (662) 620-8189
  • Econolodge, 879 Mississippi Dr, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804 , Phone: (662) 840-2380, Fax: (662) 840-8317
  • Ramada Inn Conference Center, 854 N Gloster St, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804 , Phone: (662) 844-4111, Fax: (662) 840-7960
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 1721 N Gloster St, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804 , Phone: (662) 840-7737, Fax: (662) 840-7735
  • 15 other hotels and motels
All 23 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tupelo, Mississippi
Most common first names in Tupelo, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37870.8 years
Mary32880.5 years
William29073.0 years
John24075.9 years
Robert18670.8 years
Willie13673.1 years
Charles12170.0 years
Annie12081.2 years
George11272.2 years
Thomas8572.6 years
Most common last names in Tupelo, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14076.3 years
Williams11275.0 years
Brown8974.8 years
Moore8275.1 years
Davis8176.5 years
Harris7474.2 years
Johnson7173.3 years
Jones6875.7 years
Miller6375.5 years
Clark5672.8 years
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


Tupelo compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Tupelo on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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