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Tupelo is a town in Jackson County.
The community name derives from a Creek term for "swamp tree"
The latitude of Tupelo is 35.393N. The longitude is -91.23W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 167.
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3% of Tupelo residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tupelo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tupelo was $12,301, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Tupelo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tupelo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $200. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $485.
Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tupelo political report.
The average commute time for Tupelo workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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