Byram is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 11,428 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 $66,641.00.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byram who work in office and administrative support (11.72%), healthcare (9.99%), and sales jobs (7.96%).
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.
Byram is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Byram citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.79% of adults in Byram have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Byram in 2018 was $28,594, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,376 for a family of four. However, Byram contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Byram is a very 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 German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Byram is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.