Clarksdale Jobs

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    C.R. England - Clarksdale, MS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Clarksdale, MS

    We're looking for team players to provide construction and engineering support vital to the successful outcome of Army National Guard missions. As a member of a Guard Combat...

    from Army National Guard - 8 days ago
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    Knight Transportation - West Helena, AR

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    from Knight Transportation - 20 hours ago
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Clarksdale, Mississippi

Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 20,645 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Coahoma County . It is located on the banks of the Sunflower River. Located in the Mississippi Delta, one of the birthplaces of the blues, Clarksdale is home to the internationally known Delta Blues Museum and "the crossroads", where some believe Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil at the stroke of midnight in exchange for the ability to play the blues. Clarksdale is also the home of Morgan Freeman's five-star restaurant Madidi and his blues club Ground Zero. Clarksdale was named in honor of founder and resident John Clark, brother-in-law of politician James Lusk Alcorn, whose plantation home is nearby.

Clarksdale Careers

Among the most common occupations in Clarksdale are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 22%. Approximately 65 percent of workers in Clarksdale, Mississippi work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Clarksdale Industries

The leading industries in Clarksdale, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 15%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Clarksdale job listings indicate that the following industries in Clarksdale are hiring the most workers:

Clarksdale Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Clarksdale, Mississippi is $23,400, and the median income of households in Clarksdale was $22,188.
 

Average Salaries in Clarksdale, MS

Clarksdale, MS

$23,000
 

According to our Clarksdale Trends data, the number of Clarksdale, Mississippi jobs has decreased by 6% since April 2013.
Clarksdale job trends

Clarksdale Employment Statistics

Population of Clarksdale
Total population 20,645
Male 44.98%
Female 55.02%
Median age 31.1
  
Clarksdale Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.5%
Median cost of a home $53,000
Median mortgage payment $395
Renter-occupied homes 46.5%
Vacant housing 6.8%
Median monthly rent $362
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,881
Median for all female full-time $19,918
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 26%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 11%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 22%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 5%
  
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 39%
Separated 5%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 8%
  
Race
White 30%
Black or African American 69%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
  
Clarksdale Commute
Carpool 21.0%
Public transportation 4.0%
Average travel time 22 minutes