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 1,210 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 57.43% 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, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byhalia who work in sales jobs (10.64%), maintenance occupations (7.16%), and office and administrative support (4.77%).

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.

Byhalia is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of people in Byhalia with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.03% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Byhalia in 2018 was $17,340, 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 $69,360 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 32.96% 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. Byhalia also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Byhalia include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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