Calhoun City, MS


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Calhoun City is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,739 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Calhoun City is the 131st largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Calhoun City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Calhoun City is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Calhoun City who work in office and administrative support (12.71%), sales jobs (12.03%), and healthcare (7.73%).

Being a small town, Calhoun City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Calhoun City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.86% of adults in Calhoun City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Calhoun City in 2010 was $14,986, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $59,944 for a family of four. Calhoun City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.34% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Calhoun City is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Calhoun City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calhoun City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Calhoun City include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Calhoun City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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