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0.16% growth
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1.93% growth
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3.9% growth
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1.96% decline


The economy of Byram, MS employs 6,388 people. The economy of Byram, MS is specialized in Public Admin.; Finance & Insurance; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 2.56; 1.6; and 1.56 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Byram, MS are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,243), Public Admin. (766), and Retail trade (729), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($77,835), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($47,600), and Educational Services ($36,953).

Median household income in Byram, MS is $56,968. Males in Byram, MS have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,426. The income inequality of Byram, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Byram, MS. In Hinds County, MS the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 77 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,548. Coahoma County, MS has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Mississippi.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Byram, MS is from the county of Hinds County, MS.

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Byram, MS is home to a population of 11,610 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Byram, MS is composed of 6,627 Black residents (57.1%), 4,666 White residents (40.2%), 100 Hispanic residents (0.86%), 85 Other residents (0.73%), and 72 Asian residents (0.62%). The most common foreign languages in Byram, MS are Spanish (67 speakers), Arabic (27 speakers), and Italian (24 speakers), but compared to other places, Byram, MS has a relative high number of Italian (24 speakers), Arabic (27 speakers), and Spanish (67 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Jackson (West & South) & Clinton (South & East) Cities PUMA, MS awarded 1,935 degrees. The student population of Jackson (West & South) & Clinton (South & East) Cities PUMA, MS is skewed towards females, with 755 male students and 1,180 female students. Most students in Jackson (West & South) & Clinton (South & East) Cities PUMA, MS are White (874 and 45.2%), followed by Black or African American (831 and 42.9%), Unknown (73 and 3.77%), and Asian (46 and 2.38%). The largest universities in Jackson (West & South) & Clinton (South & East) Cities PUMA, MS by number of graduates are Mississippi College (1,331 and 68.8%), Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland (368 and 19%), and Tougaloo College (148 and 7.65%). The most popular majors in Jackson (West & South) & Clinton (South & East) Cities PUMA, MS are Registered Nursing (74 and 3.82%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (69 and 3.57%), and General Psychology (48 and 2.48%). The median tuition costs in Jackson (West & South) & Clinton (South & East) Cities PUMA, MS are N/A for private four year colleges, and $15,800 and $15,800 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Byram, MS is $129,800, which is 0.63 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $132,400 to $129,800, a 1.96% increase. The homeownership rate of Byram, MS is 76.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Byram, MS have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Byram, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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