Wiggins is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 4,541 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wiggins is the 77th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Wiggins isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wiggins are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wiggins is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wiggins who work in sales jobs (15.11%), healthcare suport services (11.62%), and teaching (9.52%).
As is often the case in a small city, Wiggins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Wiggins with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.21% of adults in Wiggins have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wiggins in 2018 was $17,206, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,824 for a family of four. However, Wiggins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wiggins is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wiggins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wiggins residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wiggins include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wiggins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.