Kiln, MS
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Living in Kiln

Kiln is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,224 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kiln is the 115th largest community in Mississippi. Much of the housing stock in Kiln was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Kiln economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Kiln, where the median household income is $48,853.00.

Kiln real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Kiln house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Kiln is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kiln is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kiln who work in healthcare (24.42%), office and administrative support (13.72%), and sales jobs (13.34%).

Also of interest is that Kiln has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 22.23% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kiln has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kiln a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Kiln doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Kiln rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.04% of adults 25 and older in Kiln have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Kiln in 2018 was $24,551, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,204 for a family of four. However, Kiln contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Kiln home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kiln residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kiln include French, Irish, Italian, German, and English.

The most common language spoken in Kiln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.