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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wesson is 1,823. Wesson, Mississippi is the 7,940th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wesson was in 2010, when its population was 1,925. In 2010, Wesson was the 7,698th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,940th largest city in the US. Wesson is currently 5.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Wesson has grown 0.3% since the 2000. Wesson, Mississippi's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7936||Southside Place, Texas||1,826||17.6%|
|7937||Estill, South Carolina||1,825||-23.5%|
|7942||Lavallette, New Jersey||1,821||-31.6%|
|7943||Level Plains, Alabama||1,821||16.9%|
The total voting age population of Wesson, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,741. The voting age population is 51.9% male and 48.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.6% of the residents of Wesson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wesson are 77.9% White, 17.2% Black, 2.9% Other and 2.0% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wesson, 18.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.1%. On a per-household basis, 14.9% of families are below the poverty line in Wesson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.6% of Wesson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.4% of Wesson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.3% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wesson residents aged 5 and older, 2.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wesson is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wesson, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wesson is $51,932.
In Wesson, 66.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.3% of housing units in Wesson.
Of all the housing units in Wesson, 15.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Wesson, 16.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 110 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wesson is $856.
In Wesson, 64.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.