In 2019, Tupelo, MS had a population of 165k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $46,258. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Tupelo, MS grew from 139,710 to 165,407, a 18.4% increase and its median household income grew from $45,362 to $46,258, a 1.98% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tupelo, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.6%), Other (Hispanic) (1.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.33%), and White (Hispanic) (1.3%). 0% of the households in Tupelo, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
98.5% of the residents in Tupelo, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Tupelo, MS are Itawamba Community College (1,467 degrees awarded in 2019), Northeast Mississippi Community College (711 degrees), and KC's School of Hair Design (26 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Tupelo, MS was $113,500, and the homeownership rate was 70.4%. Most people in Tupelo, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Tupelo, MS was 2 cars per household.
Tupelo, MS borders Oxford, MS.