Business and Economy in Tupelo, MS
Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The economy in Tupelo is lead by the Temporary Help Services industry which accounts for 6.9% of the jobs in the area. Other top employment sectors include Upholstered Household Furniture Manufacturing, Offices of Physicians , and Commercial Banking. The unemployment in Lee County, where Tupelo is located is 12%.