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60,597
60,597 Total Auto Jobs in Mississippi
3.78%
3.78% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$3.04B
Total Labor Income Annually
$3.57B
Total Car Sales in 2018
106.7K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$627.7M
Total State Tax revenue
8.0%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$184.5M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$104.6M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$57.3M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$608.9M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$23.6M
Corporate Profits Tax
$42.1M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

2,809,895

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,203,480 (42.83%)
  • CUVs 331,542 (11.8%)
  • SUVs 353,971 (12.6%)
  • Pickups 803,141 (28.58%)
  • Vans/Minivans 117,761 (4.19%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,698,686 (96.04%)
  • Diesel 95,655 (3.4%)
  • Hybrid 14,702 (0.52%)
  • Electric 388 (0.01%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 464 (0.02%)

The Mississippi average age of vehicles is 13.71 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

106,676

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 33,136 (31.06%)
  • CUVs 30,593 (28.68%)
  • SUVs 10,903 (10.22%)
  • Pickups 28,310 (26.54%)
  • Vans/Minivans 3,734 (3.5%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 100,836 (94.53%)
  • Diesel 4,658 (4.37%)
  • Hybrid 951 (0.89%)
  • Electric 113 (0.11%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 118 (0.11%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 26.7M 26.7 Million Total Imports
  • 1.05B 1.05 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 1M 1 Million Total Imports
  • 124.7M 124.7 Million Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.