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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, McComb is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McComb is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in McComb who work in sales jobs (16.78%), management occupations (8.08%), and healthcare (8.06%).

The education level of McComb citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.34% of adults 25 and older in McComb have a college degree.

The per capita income in McComb in 2010 was $19,542, 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 $78,168 for a family of four. However, McComb contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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