Terry is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,103 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Terry is the 167th largest community in Mississippi. Terry has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Terry, where the median household income is $58,281.00.
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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Terry who work in management occupations (14.02%), office and administrative support (11.71%), and healthcare (10.84%).
As is often the case in a small town, Terry doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Terry citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.12% of adults in Terry have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Terry in 2010 was $23,190, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,760 for a family of four. However, Terry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Terry is an extremely 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 German, English, Finnish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Terry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.