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.
Calhoun City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (16.03%), office and administrative support (9.29%), and maintenance occupations (6.73%).
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: 15.65% of adults in Calhoun City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Calhoun City in 2010 was $15,202, 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 $60,808 for a family of four. Calhoun City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.21% 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 Arabic.