The Town of Wesson had a population of 1,858 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wesson: Wessen.
|Daytime Population: Workers||543|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,146|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,689|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.91|
|Population in Households||1,520|
|Population in Familes||1,337|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||338|
|Median Household Income||$45,924|
|Average Household Income||$60,835|
|Per Capita Income||$22,616|
|Total Housing Units||594 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||386 (65.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||131 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||77 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,343|
|Average Home Value||$130,000|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
The table below compares Wesson to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 133||64th|
|Population Density||# 205||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 209||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 65||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.