In 2020, Tupelo, MS had a population of 166k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $50,132. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tupelo, MS grew from 165,407 to 165,851, a 0.268% increase and its median household income grew from $46,258 to $50,132, a 8.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tupelo, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%), Other (Hispanic) (1.61%), and White (Hispanic) (1.2%).
None of the households in Tupelo, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.5% of the residents in Tupelo, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Tupelo, MS are Itawamba Community College (1,404 degrees awarded in 2020), Northeast Mississippi Community College (805 degrees), and KC's School of Hair Design (374343) (31 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Tupelo, MS was $121,100, and the homeownership rate was 72.4%.
Most people in Tupelo, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Tupelo, MS was 2 cars per household.
Tupelo, MS borders Oxford, MS.