Mathiston is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 676 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mathiston is the 192nd largest community in Mississippi.
Mathiston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mathiston is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mathiston who work in healthcare (14.78%), teaching (13.06%), and office and administrative support (9.97%).
The overall crime rate in Mathiston is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small town, Mathiston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Mathiston overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Mathiston, 23.19% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mathiston in 2010 was $20,968, 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 $83,872 for a family of four.
Mathiston is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mathiston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mathiston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mathiston include German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mathiston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hindi and Tagalog.