The City of Moss Point had a population of 13,417 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Moss Point is located at latitude 30.4259 and longitude -88.5327 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moss Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.16 sq. miles and a water area of 2.42 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.
The City of Moss Point (GNIS ID: 2404313) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moss Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||13,311|
|Population in Familes||10,964|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||106|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,288 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,711 (59.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,558 (24.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,020 (16.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,681|
|Average Home Value||$131,845|
|Median Household Income||$35,569|
|Average Household Income||$46,511|
|Per Capita Income||$18,489|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.1%|
|Per Capita Income||1.27%|
The table below compares Moss Point 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.
|Total Population||# 31||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 156||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 210||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 150||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 179||51st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.