Walls is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,420 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walls is the 158th largest community in Mississippi. Walls 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 Walls, where the median household income is $42,583.00.
Walls real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Walls house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
When you are in Walls, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.12% of Walls’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Walls is a town of transportation and shipping workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walls who work in office and administrative support (10.91%), sales jobs (7.92%), and management occupations (7.03%).
Walls is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Walls enrolled in college, Walls has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small town, Walls doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Walls with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.67% of adults in Walls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walls in 2018 was $18,882, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,528 for a family of four. However, Walls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Walls is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Walls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walls residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Walls include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Walls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Tagalog.