In 2021, Tupelo, MS had a population of 163k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $55,837. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Tupelo, MS declined from 165,851 to 163,409, a −1.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,132 to $55,837, a 11.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tupelo, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.7%), Other (Hispanic) (1.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.77%), and White (Hispanic) (0.973%).
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.
98.4% of the residents in Tupelo, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Tupelo, MS are Itawamba Community College (1,364 degrees awarded in 2021), Northeast Mississippi Community College (738 degrees), and KC's School of Hair Design (374343) (23 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Tupelo, MS was $128,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.
Most people in Tupelo, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tupelo, MS was 2 cars per household.
Tupelo, MS borders Oxford, MS.