Bruce is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,906 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bruce is the 122nd largest community in Mississippi.
When you are in Bruce, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.03% of Bruce’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bruce is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bruce who work in office and administrative support (12.67%), sales jobs (6.11%), and food service (6.11%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bruce has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bruce a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Bruce doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Bruce rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.77% of adults 25 and older in Bruce have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Bruce in 2010 was $20,683, 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 $82,732 for a family of four. Bruce also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.45% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Bruce is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bruce home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bruce residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bruce include English, German, British West Indian, and British.
The most common language spoken in Bruce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.