Mississippi Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Hinds County Mississippi, 5,492
County with the Most Employees: Hinds County Mississippi, 85,861
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Kemper County Mississippi, $1,171
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Jefferson County Mississippi, 12.8%



Adams County Mississippi

Total Businesses8051.1% of state total
Total Employment8,8881.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64786.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade14317.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,79420.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places526.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,02611.5% of county employees



Alcorn County Mississippi

Total Businesses7361.0% of state total
Total Employment11,0421.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66989.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade16622.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,45322.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places669.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,13210.3% of county employees



Amite County Mississippi

Total Businesses1630.2% of state total
Total Employment1,3560.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67289.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3119.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing31623.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging2213.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Sawmills and wood preservation16211.9% of county employees



Attala County Mississippi

Total Businesses3310.5% of state total
Total Employment3,4920.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61081.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7823.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade73821.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places247.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of physicians902.6% of county employees



Benton County Mississippi

Total Businesses620.1% of state total
Total Employment5960.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62182.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1930.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing18931.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores914.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores386.4% of county employees



Bolivar County Mississippi

Total Businesses7691.1% of state total
Total Employment9,1171.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67289.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade14719.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,74919.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places547.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing3303.6% of county employees



Calhoun County Mississippi

Total Businesses2660.4% of state total
Total Employment2,6480.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56675.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6624.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing76228.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Vegetable and melon farming186.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for crop production1465.5% of county employees



Carroll County Mississippi

Total Businesses1190.2% of state total
Total Employment7580.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61582.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2722.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction14619.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores97.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores547.1% of county employees



Chickasaw County Mississippi

Total Businesses3230.5% of state total
Total Employment4,5060.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65186.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7723.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,31651.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores175.3% of county businesses
Most Employees General freight trucking long-distance962.1% of county employees



Choctaw County Mississippi

Total Businesses1240.2% of state total
Total Employment1,3530.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$829110.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2520.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing24618.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging118.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores312.3% of county employees



Claiborne County Mississippi

Total Businesses1090.2% of state total
Total Employment2,2640.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,036138.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2321.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1476.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places76.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Child day care services502.2% of county employees



Clarke County Mississippi

Total Businesses1980.3% of state total
Total Employment2,0920.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60680.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4824.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing45121.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores136.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining1396.6% of county employees



Clay County Mississippi

Total Businesses3460.5% of state total
Total Employment4,3480.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69092.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8023.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade85719.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores236.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4219.7% of county employees



Coahoma County Mississippi

Total Businesses5740.8% of state total
Total Employment6,0430.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65887.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9917.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,51925.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places335.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5248.7% of county employees



Copiah County Mississippi

Total Businesses4240.6% of state total
Total Employment5,4470.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74699.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9422.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,89234.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places317.3% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters3105.7% of county employees



Covington County Mississippi

Total Businesses3210.5% of state total
Total Employment4,1830.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66488.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7122.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,38533.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places247.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3879.3% of county employees



DeSoto County Mississippi

Total Businesses2,9274.2% of state total
Total Employment53,5756.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64485.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade60020.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade9,94218.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2849.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7,22913.5% of county employees



Forrest County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,7942.6% of state total
Total Employment29,1813.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73898.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade33318.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare5,00817.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1417.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,10510.6% of county employees



Franklin County Mississippi

Total Businesses1130.2% of state total
Total Employment9300.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70994.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2219.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade15116.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging1412.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging788.4% of county employees



George County Mississippi

Total Businesses3450.5% of state total
Total Employment3,4360.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56975.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7220.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade97828.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places308.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores1644.8% of county employees



Greene County Mississippi

Total Businesses1210.2% of state total
Total Employment9220.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65987.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2924.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade23125.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging1411.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging10111.0% of county employees



Grenada County Mississippi

Total Businesses5370.8% of state total
Total Employment8,8481.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61381.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade11621.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,75431.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places427.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Security and armored car services2462.8% of county employees



Hancock County Mississippi

Total Businesses8071.2% of state total
Total Employment9,1391.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$796106.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services13717.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services2,28024.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places739.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,01411.1% of county employees



Harrison County Mississippi

Total Businesses4,3806.2% of state total
Total Employment66,5217.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66088.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade82618.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services21,75332.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3999.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Casino hotels10,78816.2% of county employees



Hinds County Mississippi

Total Businesses5,4927.8% of state total
Total Employment85,8619.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$803107.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade81114.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare22,68526.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3636.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7,4098.6% of county employees



Holmes County Mississippi

Total Businesses2560.4% of state total
Total Employment2,1780.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60280.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate9.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6525.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade49122.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores176.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores1537.0% of county employees



Humphreys County Mississippi

Total Businesses1690.2% of state total
Total Employment1,7250.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54572.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate10.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3520.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing64437.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores105.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places804.6% of county employees



Issaquena County Mississippi

Total Businesses210.0% of state total
Total Employment1050.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$48364.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate12.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry628.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry00.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Cotton farming314.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Soybean farming00.0% of county employees



Itawamba County Mississippi

Total Businesses3240.5% of state total
Total Employment5,0840.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67289.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5817.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,15942.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places247.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3466.8% of county employees



Jackson County Mississippi

Total Businesses2,2943.3% of state total
Total Employment38,8294.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$962128.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade42418.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing14,07636.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2038.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,6749.5% of county employees



Jasper County Mississippi

Total Businesses1900.3% of state total
Total Employment2,9700.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$781104.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3719.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,44348.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores157.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores1033.5% of county employees



Jefferson County Mississippi

Total Businesses550.1% of state total
Total Employment4580.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69392.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate12.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1323.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare13830.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores610.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores4810.5% of county employees



Jefferson Davis County Mississippi

Total Businesses1450.2% of state total
Total Employment1,0660.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73497.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3926.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction27625.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores128.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores656.1% of county employees



Jones County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,2781.8% of state total
Total Employment19,6832.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$801106.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade26020.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing6,32232.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places987.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,7468.9% of county employees



Kemper County Mississippi

Total Businesses1210.2% of state total
Total Employment1,7020.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,171156.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1814.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Utilities33619.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging75.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging492.9% of county employees



Lafayette County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,2361.8% of state total
Total Employment16,7871.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63184.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade21217.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services4,22125.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places13110.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,05318.2% of county employees



Lamar County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,3902.0% of state total
Total Employment16,7761.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57977.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade30421.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade4,84128.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1279.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,07318.3% of county employees



Lauderdale County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,8752.7% of state total
Total Employment27,7963.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67189.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade38620.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare5,99421.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1186.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,85010.3% of county employees



Lawrence County Mississippi

Total Businesses1510.2% of state total
Total Employment1,7160.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$925123.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2818.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing67939.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging106.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging633.7% of county employees



Leake County Mississippi

Total Businesses2800.4% of state total
Total Employment4,0470.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58377.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8229.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade72217.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places217.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3177.8% of county employees



Lee County Mississippi

Total Businesses2,4173.4% of state total
Total Employment48,6695.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73898.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade49320.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing10,73222.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1847.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,1298.5% of county employees



Leflore County Mississippi

Total Businesses7531.1% of state total
Total Employment10,9401.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58177.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15120.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,52123.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places466.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8447.7% of county employees



Lincoln County Mississippi

Total Businesses7761.1% of state total
Total Employment10,1431.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71595.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15720.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,91118.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places536.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing2872.8% of county employees



Lowndes County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,4642.1% of state total
Total Employment20,8652.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$773103.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade30020.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,52716.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places976.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,48311.9% of county employees



Madison County Mississippi

Total Businesses3,3094.7% of state total
Total Employment50,7525.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$837111.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade51915.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing9,42118.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2327.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5,16810.2% of county employees



Marion County Mississippi

Total Businesses5320.8% of state total
Total Employment6,7110.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69492.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade10519.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,14417.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places377.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5568.3% of county employees



Marshall County Mississippi

Total Businesses3900.6% of state total
Total Employment5,4080.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74899.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade10326.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing92217.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores359.0% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters2504.6% of county employees



Monroe County Mississippi

Total Businesses5950.8% of state total
Total Employment8,1630.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$772102.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12020.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,01236.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places457.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Other household and institutional furniture1,34016.4% of county employees



Montgomery County Mississippi

Total Businesses2050.3% of state total
Total Employment1,9130.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54672.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4823.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade45123.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places115.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places19410.1% of county employees



Neshoba County Mississippi

Total Businesses5030.7% of state total
Total Employment6,1060.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68190.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12224.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,51424.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places418.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places79713.1% of county employees



Newton County Mississippi

Total Businesses2980.4% of state total
Total Employment3,6040.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60680.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6822.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing95026.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places217.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2928.1% of county employees



Noxubee County Mississippi

Total Businesses1850.3% of state total
Total Employment1,7810.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56174.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4524.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing81345.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores137.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Sawmills and wood preservation1236.9% of county employees



Oktibbeha County Mississippi

Total Businesses8911.3% of state total
Total Employment12,5021.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$53971.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade16018.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services3,19925.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places859.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,37519.0% of county employees



Panola County Mississippi

Total Businesses5980.9% of state total
Total Employment8,3210.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69692.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15225.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,70320.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places477.9% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters3884.7% of county employees



Pearl River County Mississippi

Total Businesses7751.1% of state total
Total Employment7,0740.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60480.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade18123.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,13030.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places668.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,06415.0% of county employees



Perry County Mississippi

Total Businesses1360.2% of state total
Total Employment1,5020.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$895119.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2820.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing54636.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining85.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores845.6% of county employees



Pike County Mississippi

Total Businesses9401.3% of state total
Total Employment11,4631.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58277.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade22023.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,63323.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places667.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,40512.3% of county employees



Pontotoc County Mississippi

Total Businesses4710.7% of state total
Total Employment11,2651.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64085.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9820.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing6,60258.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places367.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Other household and institutional furniture5,57549.5% of county employees



Prentiss County Mississippi

Total Businesses4590.7% of state total
Total Employment5,7960.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60981.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9921.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,67028.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places327.0% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters2915.0% of county employees



Quitman County Mississippi

Total Businesses1120.2% of state total
Total Employment6270.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54973.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2320.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade9615.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores87.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places548.6% of county employees



Rankin County Mississippi

Total Businesses3,8375.5% of state total
Total Employment52,7595.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$772102.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade61716.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade9,90218.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2887.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,01911.4% of county employees



Scott County Mississippi

Total Businesses4840.7% of state total
Total Employment12,4061.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63284.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade11423.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing6,95456.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places387.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Highway street and bridge construction2331.9% of county employees



Sharkey County Mississippi

Total Businesses1400.2% of state total
Total Employment7370.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$52870.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3726.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry20027.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Cotton farming107.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Cotton farming669.0% of county employees



Simpson County Mississippi

Total Businesses4040.6% of state total
Total Employment5,1990.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$52269.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8721.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade93418.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places327.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of specialty therapists1813.5% of county employees



Smith County Mississippi

Total Businesses1600.2% of state total
Total Employment2,1230.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$781104.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2918.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing97045.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging106.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging733.4% of county employees



Stone County Mississippi

Total Businesses2720.4% of state total
Total Employment3,0290.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62583.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5821.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade65321.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places248.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places49416.3% of county employees



Sunflower County Mississippi

Total Businesses4910.7% of state total
Total Employment4,9990.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57576.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8617.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing92118.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places255.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4198.4% of county employees



Tallahatchie County Mississippi

Total Businesses1880.3% of state total
Total Employment1,9710.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60280.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3619.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade24412.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores136.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores864.4% of county employees



Tate County Mississippi

Total Businesses3340.5% of state total
Total Employment3,9130.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60280.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7723.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade83421.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places298.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of physicians1183.0% of county employees



Tippah County Mississippi

Total Businesses3380.5% of state total
Total Employment5,2930.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64485.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8324.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,01038.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places236.8% of county businesses
Most Employees All other chemical preparation manufacturing1763.3% of county employees



Tishomingo County Mississippi

Total Businesses3610.5% of state total
Total Employment5,2560.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62583.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8323.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,50347.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places277.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Motor vehicle body and trailer manufacturing56710.8% of county employees



Tunica County Mississippi

Total Businesses2620.4% of state total
Total Employment7,5910.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60881.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5721.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Waste services4736.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores207.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Casino hotels4,80363.3% of county employees



Union County Mississippi

Total Businesses4930.7% of state total
Total Employment9,7501.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$802106.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9819.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,70438.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places377.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7187.4% of county employees



Walthall County Mississippi

Total Businesses2020.3% of state total
Total Employment1,7440.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56174.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3919.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing33919.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places157.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores804.6% of county employees



Warren County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,0611.5% of state total
Total Employment15,3981.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72596.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade19718.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services3,26821.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places807.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,58510.3% of county employees



Washington County Mississippi

Total Businesses1,2021.7% of state total
Total Employment13,1621.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61381.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade21818.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,44718.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places655.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,3099.9% of county employees



Wayne County Mississippi

Total Businesses3800.5% of state total
Total Employment3,6100.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65887.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8522.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade85523.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places297.6% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters3409.4% of county employees



Webster County Mississippi

Total Businesses1430.2% of state total
Total Employment1,4670.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62683.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3222.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade24116.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores107.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1439.7% of county employees



Wilkinson County Mississippi

Total Businesses1240.2% of state total
Total Employment1,1460.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$50967.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2822.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade25121.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging97.3% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters696.0% of county employees



Winston County Mississippi

Total Businesses3140.4% of state total
Total Employment3,9990.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72496.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7323.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,24031.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places196.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2917.3% of county employees



Yalobusha County Mississippi

Total Businesses1660.2% of state total
Total Employment2,0100.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66488.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4024.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,04451.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores137.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores924.6% of county employees



Yazoo County Mississippi

Total Businesses4240.6% of state total
Total Employment4,2840.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65787.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8720.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade79918.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places276.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3989.3% of county employees






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About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.