City At A Glance

Tupelo, MS Arrow Sign
Tupelo, MS Arrow Sign

Quick Facts:

Population: 35,587
Median Household Income: $39,847
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes

About Tupelo, MS

A four-time All America City winner, Tupelo combines small-town living with easily accessible festivals and outdoor experiences including the picturesque Natchez Trace Parkway. The Tupelo Public School District provides the community with educational excellence, validated by seven National Blue Ribbon School awards. Known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley, the shotgun house where he was born is the centerpiece of the city's tourism industry.