The Town of Wesson had a population of 1,867 as of July 1, 2019.
The primary coordinate point for Wesson is located at latitude 31.7013 and longitude -90.3976 in Copiah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wesson 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.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Wesson, MS Housing Affordability Index is 200 |
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Wesson, MS Wealth Index is 56 |
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Total Population||1,867 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,529 (81.9%)|
|Population in Families||1,344 (72.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||338 (18.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,065|
|Average Household Income||$65,135|
|Per Capita Income||$18,954|
|Total Housing Units||582 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||404 (69.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||117 (20.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||62 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$145,253|
|Housing Affordability Index3||200|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
The table below compares Wesson to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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||# 206||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 199||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 57||85th|
|Per Capita Income||# 194||47th|
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