Byram is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 11,671 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Byram is the 36th largest community in Mississippi. Much of the housing stock in Byram was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Byram economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Byram, where the median household income is $63,932.00.
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.
Byram is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.22%), sales jobs (10.52%), and teaching (8.23%).
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.
One downside of living in Byram, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.32 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Byram does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Byram citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.49% of adults in Byram have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Byram in 2010 was $27,446, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,784 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, German, and African.
The most common language spoken in Byram is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.