What is the current population of Wesson?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wesson is 1,722. Wesson, Mississippi is the 8,183rd 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 8,183rd largest city in the US. Wesson is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Wesson shrinking?

Wesson has shrunk 5.2% since the year 2000. Wesson, Mississippi's growth is about average. 59% 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
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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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8173 Westernport, Maryland 1,726 -17.7%
8174 Westover, Alabama 1,726 60.7%
8175 Amity, Oregon 1,724 16.7%
8176 Akron, Colorado 1,723 -0.4%
8177 Chenoa, Illinois 1,723 -6.6%
8178 Crested Butte, Colorado 1,723 12.3%
8179 Dravosburg, Pennsylvania 1,723 -14.2%
8180 Sparta, North Carolina 1,723 -5.2%
8181 Lamar, Arkansas 1,722 19.3%
8182 Ragland, Alabama 1,722 -10.4%
8183 Wesson, Mississippi 1,722 -5.2%
8184 Butler, Alabama 1,721 -11.2%
8185 Deshler, Ohio 1,721 -6.1%
8186 Pennington Gap, Virginia 1,721 -5.5%
8187 Whitewright, Texas 1,721 -1.4%
8188 Warrenton, Georgia 1,720 -18.3%
8189 Everett, Pennsylvania 1,719 -10.0%
8190 Prairie City, Iowa 1,718 25.5%
8191 Marcellus, New York 1,717 -5.9%
8192 Peebles, Ohio 1,717 -1.3%
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Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
5825 Houston 3,427 -15.6%
5832 Tutwiler 3,416 151.7%
5966 Baldwyn 3,268 -1.7%
5984 Water Valley 3,255 -12.0%
6010 Verona 3,232 -3.2%
6089 Newton 3,155 -14.6%
6093 Lucedale 3,153 26.8%
6303 Iuka 2,937 -3.7%
6342 Poplarville 2,899 11.2%
6452 Guntown 2,792 135.4%
6701 Okolona 2,591 -15.2%
6757 Ruleville 2,557 -20.6%
6920 Collins 2,425 -9.8%
6928 Macon 2,421 -19.2%
6967 Purvis 2,392 9.5%
6970 Mendenhall 2,387 -6.6%
7093 Hollandale 2,304 -32.5%
7151 Durant 2,262 -22.8%
7221 Lumberton 2,218 -1.3%
7235 Magnolia 2,212 5.9%
7317 Farmington 2,155 0.4%
7396 Raymond 2,115 3.5%
7403 Quitman 2,111 -14.1%
7508 Moorhead 2,063 -19.4%
7612 Eupora 2,005 -13.6%
7641 Belmont 1,988 1.4%
7711 Shelby 1,949 -33.0%
7746 Rolling Fork 1,929 -21.8%
7747 Tchula 1,929 -18.0%
7763 Nettleton 1,919 -4.7%
7767 Belzoni 1,915 -27.9%
7809 Union 1,897 -6.1%
7869 Charleston 1,867 -14.8%
7872 Sumrall 1,867 79.1%
7883 Flora 1,862 19.9%
7980 Bruce 1,818 -12.8%
8000 Itta Bena 1,809 -17.2%
8094 Shannon 1,763 6.0%
8183 Wesson 1,722 -5.2%
8227 Decatur 1,705 -10.4%
8278 Shaw 1,685 -27.0%
8313 Walnut Grove 1,673 232.6%
8323 Calhoun City 1,668 -10.7%
8339 Bay Springs 1,658 -21.2%
8366 Duck Hill 1,646 110.2%
8455 Drew 1,608 -33.5%
8501 Rosedale 1,588 -34.3%
8517 Sardis 1,581 -22.4%
8543 Summit 1,570 -1.9%
8617 Coldwater 1,533 -8.2%
8717 Marion 1,495 14.1%
8777 Monticello 1,472 -15.1%
8837 Lexington 1,453 -27.9%
8850 Ackerman 1,448 -14.3%
8876 Fayette 1,436 -35.4%
8900 Tylertown 1,428 -26.4%
8907 Centreville 1,424 -14.8%
8923 Walls 1,420 197.0%
8925 Marks 1,419 -30.1%
8944 Raleigh 1,411 12.6%
9036 Pelahatchie 1,382 -6.7%
9059 Mound Bayou 1,370 -34.3%
9131 Lambert 1,343 -30.9%
9217 Port Gibson 1,312 -28.4%
9320 Vardaman 1,279 20.3%
9446 Taylorsville 1,245 -6.9%
9499 Terry 1,227 83.6%
9552 Byhalia 1,210 -5.6%
9634 Como 1,188 -9.3%
9708 Goodman 1,164 -5.9%
9818 Plantersville 1,137 -11.0%
9900 Mantachie 1,111 0.1%
9935 Jonestown 1,100 -35.2%
9988 Brooksville 1,083 -8.2%
10076 Caledonia 1,058 4.5%
10156 Ecru 1,037 8.5%
10235 Friars Point 1,015 -31.0%
10263 Richton 1,008 -3.0%
10266 De Kalb 1,007 4.0%
10276 Edwards 1,005 -25.3%
10295 Bude 1,000 -3.5%
10325 Pickens 995 -24.1%
10404 Sunflower 978 -26.5%
10419 Stonewall 975 -14.9%
10420 Derma 974 -17.2%
10456 Metcalfe 965 -13.3%
10512 Vaiden 957 16.9%
10552 Blue Mountain 948 41.2%
10610 Burnsville 934 -9.6%
10621 Prentiss 933 -19.0%
10688 Woodville 919 -21.8%
10705 Beaumont 914 -6.6%
10714 Mount Olive 912 -3.3%
10799 Leakesville 894 -12.6%
10849 Utica 883 -8.4%
10913 Gloster 869 -18.7%
10923 Inverness 866 -24.4%
10934 Tunica 864 -22.3%

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