Tupelo_micropolitan_area Latitude and Longitude:

34°15′26″N 88°42′56″W / 34.257351°N 88.715644°W / 34.257351; -88.715644
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Tupelo USA
Tupelo micropolitan statistical area
Tupelo MSA.png
CountryUnited States
State Mississippi
Counties Itawamba, Lee, Pontotoc
 • Total1,494 sq mi (3,870 km2)
 • Land1,479 sq mi (3,830 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)
 • Density5/sq mi (2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( CST)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 ( CDT)
Area code 662

The Tupelo Micropolitan Statistical Area is a micropolitan area in northeastern Mississippi that covers three counties— Itawamba, Lee and Pontotoc. As of the 2000 census, the area had a population of 163,398.





Unincorporated places


As of the census [1] of 2000, there were 125,251 people, 48,070 households, and 34,881 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 79.37% White, 18.98% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $39,929. Males had a median income of $29,781 versus $21,495 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $16,523.

See also


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
34°15′26″N 88°42′56″W / 34.257351°N 88.715644°W / 34.257351; -88.715644