Wesson is a city located in Copiah County Mississippi. Wesson has a 2020 population of 1,494. Wesson is currently declining at a rate of -4.84% annually and its population has decreased by -22.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,916 in 2010.
The average household income in Wesson is $62,782 with a poverty rate of 27.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $948 per month, and the median house value is $135,900. The median age in Wesson is 23.6 years, 23.1 years for males, and 24.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wessonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.88%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.66%.
95.81% of Wesson residents speak only English, while 4.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wesson is White, with 27.05% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wesson is Hispanic, with 85.48% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.85%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wesson
96.58% of Wesson residents were born in the United States, with 78.73% having been born in Mississippi. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.