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Population (year 2000): 7,386
Males: 3,591 (48.6%), Females: 3,795 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $54,402 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Byram:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.2%)
  • Black (13.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (17.8%), Irish (11.3%), English (8.8%), German (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Scottish (2.8%).

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Elevation: 265 feet

Land area: 17.8 square miles

Byram,

For population 25 years and over in Byram

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byram CDP

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

0.6% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (9.8 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (134.1 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (389.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS (6.6 miles Terry, MS (8.0 miles Richland, MS Jackson, (9.8 miles MS (10.5 miles Florence, MS (10.7 miles Clinton, MS (10.9 miles Raymond, MS (12.5 miles Pearl, MS (13.6 miles Flowood,

Latitude: 32.19 N, Longitude: 90.27 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.3%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,732 (-23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 358 (8.7%)

Average climate in Byram, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Byram-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 205% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Byram city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Byram:
  • CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSP JACKSON INC (about 7 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • MISSISSIPPI BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; JACKSON, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Byram:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 82 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
  • HATTIESBURG-LAUREL REGIONAL (about 82 miles; HATTIESBURG/LAUREL, MS; ID: PIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Byram:
  • HAWKINS FIELD (about 11 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: HKS)
  • JOHN BELL WILLIAMS (about 12 miles; RAYMOND, MS; ID: M16)
  • BRUCE CAMPBELL FIELD (about 21 miles; MADISON, MS; ID: MBO)

Amtrak station near Byram:
  • 10 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byram:
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; JACKSON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,955)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; RAYMOND, MS; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • JONES COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 85 miles; ELLISVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 4,072)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)

Notable location: Brookwood Country Club (A).

Churches in Byram include: Brookleigh Baptist Church (A), Byram Baptist Church (B), Byram United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Grace Church of Christ (E), Griffith Memorial Baptist Church (F), Spring Ridge Church (G).

Cemetery: McGowen Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Reigelea Lake (A), Lake Dockery (B).

Creek: Eleven Mile Creek (A).


Byram compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Byram:
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byram:
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WDXO (92.9 FM; HAZLEHURST, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W273AH (102.5 FM; RAYMOND, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Byram:
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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