The Town of Wesson had a population of 1,948 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wesson is located at latitude 31.6999 and longitude -90.395 in Copiah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wesson (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Copiah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.
The Town of Wesson (GNIS ID: 2406859) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wesson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wesson: Wessen.
|Population in Households||1,616|
|Population in Familes||1,423|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||332|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||612 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||416 (68.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||134 (21.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||62 (10.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,000|
|Average Home Value||$126,139|
|Median Household Income||$44,958|
|Average Household Income||$59,217|
|Per Capita Income||$22,012|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.92%|
|Per Capita Income||1.26%|
The table below compares Wesson to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 131||64th|
|Population Density1||# 205||44th|
|Diversity Index2||# 211||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 67||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 73||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.