Escatawpa, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Escatawpa, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Escatawpa Census Designated Place had a population of 3,721 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Escatawpa is located at latitude 30.4906 and longitude -88.5441 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Escatawpa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Escatawpa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402458) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Escatawpa Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Escatawpa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Escatawpa, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,721
Population in Households 3,721
Population in Familes 3,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 557
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,489
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,006
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,087 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 403 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $94,032
Average Home Value $113,375


Median Household Income $38,136
Average Household Income $50,568
Per Capita Income $20,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.13%
Households 0.15% 0.24%
Families 0.0% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Escatawpa, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escatawpa to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 83 77th
Population Density1 # 154 58th
Diversity Index2 # 194 47th
Median Household Income # 115 69th
Per Capita Income # 123 66th

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