Demographics

People

Total Population2,166
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens9.3%
Employed Population 16+779
Age of the Population23

Families

% of people married36.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19%
Median Earnings25+$44,265
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,136
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,125
% Above Poverty Level83.8%
% Below Poverty Level16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.4%
Median Gross Rent$770
Median House Value$147,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)62%
Irish5.1%
English5.1%
German1.4%
Italian1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Scottish1.2%
Arab0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Ethiopian0.5%
African0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Swedish0.2%
Serbian0.2%
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Wesson Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCopiah 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
Brookhaven12,226$43,847
Crystal Springs4,892$63,359
Georgetown262$57,917
Hazlehurst3,877$36,364
Monticello1,393$53,214
Silver Creek126$0

Wesson Public Schools

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