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Demographics

People

Total Population2,295
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens10.7%
Employed Population 16+817
Age of the Population25

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.4%
Median Earnings25+$38,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,964
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,269

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,677
% Above Poverty Level84.2%
% Below Poverty Level15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone14.4%
Median Gross Rent$798
Median House Value$139,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)59.6%
English7.3%
Irish6.8%
Italian2.3%
German2%
Scottish1.9%
French Except Basque1.1%
Dutch0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Polish0.2%
African0.2%
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Wesson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Copiah County
Standard Zip Codes39191
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.7
Approximate Longitude-90.39

Wesson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHAZLEHURST 5 SW
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp37 to 59 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.5 inches
StationBROOKHAVEN CITY
Distance10.9 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip61.3 inches
StationMEADVILLE
Distance32.9 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp50 to 78 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 79 F
Annual Precip61.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookhaven12,418$40,018
Crystal Springs4,951$34,173
Georgetown275$55,536
Hazlehurst3,927$42,989
Monticello1,365$39,554
Silver Creek185$35,179

Wesson Public Schools

Wesson Attendance Center
1048 Grove Street
ZIP: 39191
(601) 643-2221
Other
Total Enrollment 1052
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