The Town of Wesson had a population of 1,864 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wesson: Wessen.
|Population in Households||1,525|
|Population in Familes||1,342|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||339|
|Median Household Income||$48,625|
|Average Household Income||$68,767|
|Per Capita Income||$24,776|
|Total Housing Units||576 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||394 (68.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||124 (21.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||58 (10.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,152|
|Average Home Value||$134,280|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Wesson to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density||# 209||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 197||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 62||83rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 56||85th|
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