Byram is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 11,545 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Byram is the 36th largest community in Mississippi.
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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Byram who work in office and administrative support (17.31%), sales jobs (11.43%), and business and financial occupations (6.67%).
Byram is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Byram, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 86.51% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Byram doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Byram citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.20% 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 $25,512, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,048 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, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Byram is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.