Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Tupelo is 37,667. Tupelo, Mississippi is the 1,055th largest city in the US.
Tupelo is located entirely in Lee County.
The peak population of Tupelo was in 2020, when its population was 37,800. In 2020, Tupelo was the 1,054th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,055th largest city in the US. Tupelo is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Tupelo has grown 9.8% since the 2000. Tupelo, Mississippi's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Tupelo, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 27,120. The voting age population is 44.4% male and 55.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Tupelo are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Tupelo are 56.7% White, 39.1% Black, 2.3% Other, 0.8% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 4.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Tupelo, 15.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.9%. On a per-household basis, 13.5% of families are below the poverty line in Tupelo.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.1% of Tupelo residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.5% of Tupelo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.8% have a bachelor's degree and 11.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Tupelo residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Tupelo is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Tupelo, 10.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Tupelo is $50,694.
In Tupelo, 58.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.1% of housing units in Tupelo.
Of all the housing units in Tupelo, 3.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Tupelo, 17.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Tupelo is $790.
In Tupelo, 78.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|1045||Hilton Head Island, South Carolina||38,076||12.0%|
|1046||Riviera Beach, Florida||38,074||27.3%|
|1048||Clovis, New Mexico||37,988||16.6%|
|1050||Pleasant Grove, Utah||37,949||61.5%|
|1060||New Albany, Indiana||37,411||-1.1%|
|1061||Oregon City, Oregon||37,411||40.0%|
|1065||San Luis, Arizona||37,333||137.5%|
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