Wesson is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,915 people and just one neighborhood, Wesson is the 125th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Wesson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wesson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wesson is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wesson who work in office and administrative support (15.27%), teaching (9.16%) and sales jobs (8.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Wesson is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Wesson to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
As is often the case in a small town, Wesson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.