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Total population: 1,915 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,647 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 739 (634 occupied: 449 owner occupied, 184 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Housing density: 321 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $184,394.

Median contract rent in 2016: $347 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $394)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $407


Median gross rent in Wesson, MS in 2016: $447

Housing units in Wesson with a mortgage: 226 (2 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 223

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $88,779

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,869

Median monthly housing costs: $707


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Wesson, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $150,753 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Wesson:

$150,753
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,802 - $213,529

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $179,004
Here:

$179,004
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $63,013
Here:

$63,013
State:

$57,614
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,294
  • In family households: 1,665 (229 male householders, 296 female householders)
    408 spouses, 618 children (584 natural, 5 adopted, 28 stepchildren), 31 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 35 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 119 (35 male householders (35 living alone)), 68 female householders (58 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 501

Size of family households: 256 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 128 4-persons, 34 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 94 1-person, 9 2-persons.

427 married couples with children.
79 single-parent households (6 men, 73 women).

97.4% of residents of Wesson speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 44 (1.9%)
(68.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wesson, Mississippi:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 782 bedrooms
  • 2683 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wesson, Mississippi:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 933 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wesson in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 5no vehicle
  • 681 vehicle
  • 2472 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population

Cars and other vehicles available in Wesson in renter-occupied apartments

  • 14no vehicle
  • 791 vehicle
  • 842 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wesson, Mississippi:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 474 rooms
  • 1285 rooms
  • 1156 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wesson, Mississippi:

  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 1024 rooms
  • 525 rooms
  • 86 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Wesson, MS household income distribution

  • Wesson, MS household income distribution
  • 50Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 51$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 42$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $44,999
  • 12$45,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 90$60,000 to $74,999
  • 72$75,000 to $99,999
  • 74$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wesson, MS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wesson, MS
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 16$70,000 to $79,999
  • 56$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 31$125,000 to $149,999
  • 64$150,000 to $174,999
  • 39$175,000 to $199,999
  • 62$200,000 to $249,999
  • 36$250,000 to $299,999
  • 10$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wesson, MS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wesson, MS
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 10$350 to $399
  • 3$400 to $449
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 30$500 to $549
  • 4$550 to $599
  • 75$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 23No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 52010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Wesson population
Wesson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 31
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 87
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 49
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 265
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 92
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 34
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 56
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 37
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 77
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 38
  • 90 or more minutes: 38
Wesson, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 45.4%
Number of people working at home: 12 (1.4% of all workers)

Wesson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 646 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 101 (13%)
  • Walked: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 136
 English: 93
 Irish: 44
 Scottish: 39
 Italian: 25
 Scotch-Irish: 13
 European: 9
 Eastern European: 8
 Dutch: 5
 French (except Basque): 5
 Swedish: 5
 British: 4
 Ethiopian: 4
 Serbian: 3
 German: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 40%India
  • 29%Mexico
  • 15%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Ethiopia
  • 6%Canada
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,811
  • Other state: 432
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 94
  • South: 295
  • West: 20

84% of Wesson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Mississippi.

Wesson:

83.9%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 142
  • Less than 1 year of college: 29
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 45
  • Associate degree: 91
  • Bachelor's degree: 59
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 236
  • Less than 1 year of college: 50
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 65
  • Associate degree: 48
  • Bachelor's degree: 89
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Females
Wesson marital status for males
Wesson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 532
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • Mobile homes: 167

Median worth of mobile homes: $60,465

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wesson:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wesson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.9%)
  • Electricity (41.2%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (90.2%)
  • Utility gas (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

7.9%
Mississippi:

9.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)