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Autos Drive Mississippi Forward

Industry Impact

  • 73,814 73,814 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 5.9% 5.9% of State Workforce
  • 15,582 15,582 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $3.39B $3.39 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 107,287 107,287 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, “Contribution of the Automotive Industry,” published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Tax Revenue

  • $919.00M $919.00 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 12% 12% of State Tax Revenue
  • $155M $155 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $85M $85 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $44M $44 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $603.00M $603.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $14M $14 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $19M $19 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

2,661,679 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,067,591 (40.11%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 603,333 (22.67%)
  • Pickups 756,740 (28.43%)
  • Vans/Minivans 118,790 (4.46%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,565,560 (96.39%)
  • Diesel 82,754 (3.11%)
  • Hybrid 11,891 (0.45%)
  • Electric 212 (0.01%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 233 (0.01%)
In Mississippi, the average age of vehicles is 13.1 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

107,287 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 42,026 (39.17%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 36,402 (33.93%)
  • Pickups 24,799 (23.11%)
  • Vans/Minivans 4,060 (3.78%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 101,997 (95.07%)
  • Diesel 4,306 (4.01%)
  • Hybrid 892 (0.83%)
  • Electric 49 (0.05%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 42 (0.04%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $1.20 Billion Total Imports
  • $34.31 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $32.71 Million Total Imports
  • $1.86 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,291
  • Electric Charging Stations 26
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 4
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 93
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

Mississippi Consumers

  • $31,610 $31,610 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $40,593 $40,593 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $3,383 $3,383 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $575 $575 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 17% 17% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (87%)
  • Carpool to work (9%)
  • Take public transportation (0%)
  • Other (3%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

Mississippi Automaker Facilities

193 Facilities
9,025 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 193 9,025
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 1,143 8,763
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 1,198 18,529
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 1,646 4,543
Auto Supply Stores 1,650 8,487
Gas Stations 2,291 14,052
Dealers (Special) 245 853
Property and Casualty Insurance 24 429
Car and Truck Rentals 745 4,529
Parking 20 211
Automotive Repair Shops 5,059 15,586
Carwashes And Other Service 1,368 4,304
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Mississippi

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Jackson Brandon 82

Nissan North America Inc

Location Employees
Canton 6,400

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi Blue Springs 1,534
Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc. Southaven 24

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