Baldwyn is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,339 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Baldwyn is the 87th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Baldwyn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Baldwyn is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baldwyn who work in office and administrative support (15.19%), sales jobs (14.35%), and management occupations (8.61%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Baldwyn has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Baldwyn has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Baldwyn than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Baldwyn may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Baldwyn doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Baldwyn with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.22% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Baldwyn in 2010 was $14,501, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $58,004 for a family of four. Baldwyn also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.57% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Baldwyn is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Baldwyn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baldwyn residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Baldwyn include Irish, European, French , and Turkish.
The most common language spoken in Baldwyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and African languages.