What is the current population of Wesson?

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.

What was the peak population of Wesson?

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.

How quickly is Wesson growing?

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.

What is the voting age population of Wesson, Mississippi?

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.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 9.6% of the residents of Wesson are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Wesson, Mississippi?

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.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 49.6% of Wesson residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Wesson, Mississippi residents?

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.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

What is the unemployment rate in Wesson, Mississippi?

The unemployment rate in Wesson is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi residents work for the government?

In Wesson, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Wesson, Mississippi?

The median household income in Wesson is $51,932.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Wesson, Mississippi?

In Wesson, 66.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Wesson, Mississippi?

Renters occupy 33.3% of housing units in Wesson.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Wesson, 15.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Wesson, Mississippi housing units were built after 2000?

In Wesson, 16.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 110 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Wesson, Mississippi?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wesson is $856.

What percentage of households in Wesson, Mississippi have broadband internet?

In Wesson, 64.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Wesson Population By Year

Population Graph For Wesson
Year Population Rank in US
2021 1,823 7,940
2020 1,836 7,909
2019 1,722 8,183
2018 1,880 7,830
2017 1,894 7,805
2016 1,891 7,814
2015 1,908 7,775
2014 1,915 7,758
2013 1,902 7,769
2012 1,902 7,744
2011 1,915 7,715
2010 1,925 7,698
2000 1,817 7,770
1990 1,565 7,911

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2000-2021
7930 Banks, Oregon 1,829 39.2%
7931 North Newton, Kansas 1,829 19.8%
7932 Jamestown, Kentucky 1,828 11.6%
7933 Porterdale, Georgia 1,828 34.0%
7934 Blountsville, Alabama 1,827 2.9%
7935 Gallatin, Missouri 1,826 2.5%
7936 Southside Place, Texas 1,826 17.6%
7937 Estill, South Carolina 1,825 -23.5%
7938 McCamey, Texas 1,825 1.9%
7939 Jacobus, Pennsylvania 1,824 52.5%
7940 Wesson, Mississippi 1,823 0.3%
7941 Arkoma, Oklahoma 1,822 -16.3%
7942 Lavallette, New Jersey 1,821 -31.6%
7943 Level Plains, Alabama 1,821 16.9%
7944 Rehobeth, Alabama 1,821 76.6%
7945 Spencer, Wisconsin 1,821 -5.5%
7946 Warroad, Minnesota 1,820 5.9%
7947 Carbon Cliff, Illinois 1,818 8.1%
7948 Conyngham, Pennsylvania 1,818 -6.8%
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7950 Oakland, Maryland 1,817 -15.9%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
5718 Morton 3,615 3.7%
5725 Leakesville 3,603 251.8%
5760 Hazlehurst 3,552 -19.1%
5977 Water Valley 3,301 -10.8%
6114 Newton 3,137 -15.1%
6126 Baldwyn 3,118 -6.2%
6191 Iuka 3,066 0.4%
6332 Lucedale 2,934 18.0%
6360 Tutwiler 2,900 113.7%
6456 Poplarville 2,822 8.3%
6508 Verona 2,773 -16.9%
6738 Ruleville 2,572 -20.1%
6795 Macon 2,523 -15.8%
6847 Okolona 2,487 -18.6%
6956 Guntown 2,415 103.6%
7130 Hollandale 2,277 -33.3%
7205 Collins 2,242 -16.6%
7291 Mendenhall 2,181 -14.7%
7357 Durant 2,145 -26.8%
7558 Farmington 2,031 -5.3%
7659 Shelby 1,975 -32.1%
7668 Union 1,972 -2.4%
7680 Quitman 1,964 -20.0%
7712 Eupora 1,949 -16.0%
7766 Purvis 1,921 -12.0%
7780 Moorhead 1,909 -25.4%
7784 Nettleton 1,906 -5.4%
7836 Belzoni 1,875 -29.4%
7868 Magnolia 1,862 -10.8%
7877 Raymond 1,857 -9.1%
7879 Belmont 1,856 -5.2%
7897 Sumrall 1,851 77.6%
7940 Wesson 1,823 0.3%
8029 Drew 1,780 -26.4%
8036 Rolling Fork 1,776 -28.0%
8065 Charleston 1,765 -19.5%
8133 Marion 1,738 32.6%
8226 Sardis 1,703 -16.4%
8258 Decatur 1,689 -11.2%
8345 Flora 1,653 6.5%
8356 Bruce 1,649 -20.9%
8366 Lumberton 1,640 -27.0%
8374 Tchula 1,637 -30.4%
8429 Itta Bena 1,608 -26.4%
8480 Bay Springs 1,585 -24.7%
8561 Rosedale 1,552 -35.8%
8578 Lexington 1,547 -23.3%
8608 Ackerman 1,536 -9.1%
8691 Mound Bayou 1,502 -27.9%
8729 Shannon 1,489 -10.4%
8737 Summit 1,483 -7.4%
8786 Calhoun City 1,463 -21.6%
8855 Shaw 1,437 -37.8%
8891 Tylertown 1,423 -26.7%
8904 Fayette 1,417 -36.2%
8958 Coldwater 1,394 -16.5%
9052 Terry 1,366 104.4%
9063 Marks 1,363 -32.9%
9072 Walls 1,362 184.9%
9083 Monticello 1,359 -21.6%
9182 Byhalia 1,325 3.3%
9334 Pelahatchie 1,264 -14.7%
9438 Lambert 1,232 -36.6%
9506 Centreville 1,207 -27.8%
9583 Port Gibson 1,189 -35.1%
9584 Goodman 1,188 -4.0%
9725 Mantachie 1,144 3.1%
9742 Caledonia 1,137 12.3%
9768 Taylorsville 1,130 -15.5%
9823 Vardaman 1,109 4.3%
9854 Como 1,101 -16.0%
10131 Raleigh 1,015 -18.9%
10254 Tunica 987 -11.2%
10311 Edwards 975 -27.5%
10411 Derma 954 -18.9%
10450 Prentiss 947 -17.8%
10504 Jonestown 936 -44.8%
10521 Sunflower 933 -29.9%
10611 Ecru 914 -4.2%

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