Shannon is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,496 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shannon is the 149th largest community in Mississippi.
Shannon is a blue-collar town, with 44.16% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Shannon is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shannon who work in office and administrative support (8.23%), management occupations (7.22%), and food service (6.49%).
The overall crime rate in Shannon 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.
Shannon is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Shannon who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.33% of the adults in Shannon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Shannon in 2018 was $15,889, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,556 for a family of four.
Shannon is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shannon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shannon residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Shannon include English, Irish, German, Eastern European, and Jamaican.
The most common language spoken in Shannon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.