Byram, Mississippi Population 2020

11,653

Byram is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 11,653, it is the 37th largest city in Mississippi and the 2781st largest city in the United States. Byram is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,489 in 2010. Byram reached it's highest population of 11,746 in 2012. Spanning over 19 miles, Byram has a population density of 635 people per square mile.

The average household income in Byram is $73,072 with a poverty rate of 4.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,158 per month, and the median house value is $140,600. The median age in Byram is 35.6 years, 32.7 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Byram Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Byram was:

  • Black or African American: 66.45%
  • White: 32.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Byram, Mississippi is 11,653, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,655.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,489.

Byram, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,74666.45%
White3,81032.68%
Two or More Races730.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.24%

Byram Population Pyramid 2020

Byram Median Age

35.6


Total

32.7


Male

37


Female

Byram Adults

There are 8,664 adults, (969 of whom are seniors) in Byram.

Byram Age Dependency

51.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Byram Sex Ratio

Female

5,898

50.60%

Male

5,759

49.40%

Byram Households and Families

Byram Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Byram Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Male75.8%24.2%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female36.5%63.5%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4042.6572.9
Married2,0033.2190.1
Non Family1,2531.1167.3
Female7883.436.5
Male3603.2475.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Byram Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1722.24%
9th to 12th Grade2893.76%
High School Graduate1,87824.45%
Some College1,67721.83%
Associates Degree1,06013.80%
Bachelors Degree1,56320.35%
Graduate Degree1,04213.57%

Byram Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,6864,3662,001
White2,8942,753556
Multiple Races737320
Hispanic3737
Native American282828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,110$42,923$41,730
Less Than High School$38,505$38,505$
High School Grad$45,956$46,802$45,339
Some College$37,461$40,836$35,508
Bachelors Degree$45,085$37,163$45,568
Graduate Degree$55,067$69,104$47,011

$42,110

Average Earnings

$42,923

Average Male

$41,730

Average Female

Byram Language

Byram Language by Age

Byram Language

99.34% of Byram residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Byram Poverty

Byram Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,8103218.43%
Black7,7462312.98%

4.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.90%

Male Poverty Rate

3.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Byram

The race most likely to be in poverty in Byram is White, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Byram is Black, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.10%.

Name Poverty
High School8.95%
Some College8.66%
Less Than High School3.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.88%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed2.54%
Female Employed1.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Byram Income

Byram Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,671$73,072
Families$75,054$83,847
Married Families$89,967-
Non Families$32,159$39,484

Byram Marital Status

Byram Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Byram Married by Age and Sex

Byram Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Byram Marital Status by Race

Byram Veterans

432

Number of Veterans

331

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War238
Second Gulf War169
Vietnam97
Korea32
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54225
55 to 6492
75+48
18 to 3444
65 to 7423
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2474.63%
White1855.75%

$Byram Veterans by Education

1.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Byram Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Byram Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.72%

Born in Mississippi

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.16% of Byram residents were born in the United States, with 84.72% having been born in Mississippi. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,653-1-0.01%
201911,654-1-0.01%
201811,655-10-0.09%
201711,665-1-0.01%
201611,666110.09%
201511,655-28-0.24%
201411,683-15-0.13%
201311,698-48-0.41%
201211,746600.51%
201111,6861621.41%
201011,5240.00%