Byram, Mississippi Population 2021

11,082
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Byram is a city located in Hinds County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 11,082, it is the 37th largest city in Mississippi and the 2890th largest city in the United States . Byram is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,489 in 2010. Byram reached it's highest population of 11,736 in 2012. Spanning over 19 miles, Byram has a population density of 603 people per square mile.

The average household income in Byram is $71,794 with a poverty rate of 5.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,128 per month, and the median house value is $141,700. The median age in Byram is 33.6 years, 30.3 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Byram Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.59%
  • White: 28.80%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Byram, Mississippi is 11,082 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,601.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,489.

Byram, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,05769.59%
White3,33428.80%
Asian790.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.50%
Two or More Races500.43%
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Byram Population by Race

Byram Population Pyramid $2021

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Byram Median Age

33.6


Total

30.3


Male

37.2


Female

Byram Adults

There are 8,697 adults, (983 of whom are seniors) in Byram.

Byram Age Dependency

50.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Byram Sex Ratio

Female

5,917

51.11%

Male

5,661

48.89%

Byram Population by Age

Byram Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Byram Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All70.3%29.7%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female35.2%64.8%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Byram Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4912.5870.3
Married1,9283.1193
Non Family1,3841.2162.4
Female9203.2935.2
Male2593.4168.3

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Byram Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1081.39%
9th to 12th Grade3274.19%
High School Graduate1,71722.03%
Some College1,95125.03%
Associates Degree98012.57%
Bachelors Degree1,58220.30%
Graduate Degree1,13014.50%
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Byram Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Byram Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,0064,6792,137
White2,6292,521481
Asian797931
2+ Races505032
Native American313131
Hispanic2626

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%.

Byram Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,367$41,965$42,686
Less Than 9th Grade$37,704$38,112$
High School Graduate$38,648$37,653$43,188
Some College$41,738$41,215$42,052
Bachelors Degree$41,402$41,641$41,213
Graduate Degree$52,190$59,821$50,545

$42,367

Average Earnings

$41,965

Average Male

$42,686

Average Female

Byram Earnings by Educational Attainment

Byram Language by Age

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Byram Language

98.75% of Byram residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Byram Language

Byram Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,33452215.66%
Black8,0571421.76%

5.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.82%

Male Poverty Rate

4.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Byram

The race most likely to be in poverty in Byram is White, with 15.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Byram is Black, with 1.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Byram Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.94%
Some College9.66%
Less Than 9th Grade5.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Byram Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.29%
Female Employed0.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Byram Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Byram Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,641$71,794
Families$71,004$80,491
Married Families$81,646-
Non Families$41,587$47,086
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Income by Household Type

Byram Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Byram Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Byram Marital Status

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331

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War181
Vietnam123
Second Gulf War122
Korea33
World War II17

Byram Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54150
55 to 6470
65 to 7457
75+33
18 to 3421

Byram Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2023.56%
White1294.54%

Byram Veterans by Race

Byram Veterans by Education

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1.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Byram Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Byram Employment by Age

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Byram Employment by Race

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Byram Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.78%

Born in Byram

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Byram residents were born in the United States, with 85.78% having been born in Mississippi. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Byram Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,082-173-1.54%
202011,255-173-1.51%
201911,428-173-1.49%
201811,601-18-0.15%
201711,619-12-0.10%
201611,63150.04%
201511,626-35-0.30%
201411,661-22-0.19%
201311,683-53-0.45%
201211,736550.47%
201111,6811601.39%
201011,5210.00%

Byram Population by Year