Terry is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,227 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Terry is the 167th largest community in Mississippi. Much of the housing stock in Terry was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Terry economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Terry, where the median household income is $53,295.00.
Terry real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Terry house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Terry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Terry are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Terry is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Terry who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), healthcare (14.62%), and sales jobs (10.11%).
One downside of living in Terry is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Terry, the average commute to work is 31.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Terry does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Terry citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.13% of adults in Terry have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Terry in 2018 was $29,471, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,884 for a family of four. However, Terry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Terry is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Terry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Terry residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Terry include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Terry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.