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 very car-oriented city. 86.51% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Byram is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Byram has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
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.
In terms of college education, Byram is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.20% of adults in Byram have a college degree.
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.