Byram is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 11,509 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Byram is the 36th largest community in Mississippi. Byram has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Byram, where the median household income is $55,532.00.
Byram real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Byram house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Byram isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Byram are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byram is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byram who work in office and administrative support (16.05%), sales jobs (9.98%), and teaching (8.26%).
Also of interest is that Byram has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Byram does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Byram citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.24% of adults in Byram have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Byram in 2010 was $25,217, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,868 for a family of four. However, Byram contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Byram is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Byram home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Byram residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Byram include English, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Byram is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.