Byhalia, MS

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Living in Byhalia

Byhalia is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,229 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.

Byhalia is a blue-collar town, with 41.97% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Byhalia is a town of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byhalia who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), sales jobs (9.24%), and teaching (7.58%).

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, Byhalia has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Byhalia a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Byhalia, just 10.02% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Byhalia in 2010 was $17,127, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,508 for a family of four. However, Byhalia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Byhalia also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.70% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Byhalia is an extremely 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 English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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