Bay Springs is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,738 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bay Springs is the 130th largest community in Mississippi.
When you are in Bay Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 46.93% of Bay Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bay Springs is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bay Springs who work in office and administrative support (7.82%), management occupations (7.68%), and personal care services (6.98%).
Bay Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Bay Springs 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. Bay Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bay Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bay Springs may be for you.
The citizens of Bay Springs are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.58% of adults in Bay Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Bay Springs in 2010 was $20,201, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,804 for a family of four.
Bay Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bay Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bay Springs residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Bay Springs include Northern European, German, Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Bay Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and African languages.