Byhalia, MS
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Byhalia is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,255 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Byhalia is the 153rd largest community in Mississippi.

Byhalia real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Byhalia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Byhalia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byhalia is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byhalia who work in office and administrative support (19.56%), sales jobs (13.45%), and food service (9.78%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Byhalia is worth considering.

In Byhalia, just 9.72% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Byhalia in 2010 was $13,274, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,096 for a family of four. Byhalia also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 50.15% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Byhalia is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Byhalia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Byhalia residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Byhalia include Irish, German, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Byhalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.