McComb, MS


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McComb is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 12,661 people and four constituent neighborhoods, McComb is the 33rd largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some cities, McComb isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in McComb are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McComb is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in McComb who work in sales jobs (18.80%), healthcare (7.75%), and management occupations (7.28%).

One of the benefits of McComb is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.13 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

In terms of college education, the citizens of McComb rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.12% of adults 25 and older in McComb 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 McComb in 2010 was $19,279, 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 $77,116 for a family of four. However, McComb contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. McComb also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.23% of its population below the federal poverty line.

McComb is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call McComb home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McComb residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in McComb include English, German, French , and Italian.

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