Yazoo City, MS

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Living in Yazoo City

Yazoo City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 10,825 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Yazoo City is the 37th largest community in Mississippi.

Yazoo City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Yazoo City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yazoo City who work in office and administrative support (11.13%), management occupations (9.03%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.59%).

Yazoo City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Yazoo City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.41% of adults in Yazoo City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Yazoo City in 2010 was $11,688, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,752 for a family of four. Yazoo City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 48.96% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Yazoo City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yazoo City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yazoo City residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Yazoo City include English, Irish, French, African, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Yazoo City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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