Moss Point, MS 39562 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39562: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Moss Point, MS 39562

Not Acceptable, USPS
Moss Pt, MS 39562

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 319
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,351
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.426, Longitude -88.529
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Moss Point, MS 39562 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,115
Population in Households 18,098
Population in Familes 15,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 6,656
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 5,024
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,459 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,197 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 755 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $112,216
Average Home Value $137,621


Median Household Income $49,397
Average Household Income $61,278
Per Capita Income $22,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.32%
Households 0.27% 0.38%
Families 0.11% 0.27%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Moss Point, MS 39562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39562 to the other 416 ZIP Codes 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 # 54 87th
Population Density1 # 117 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 351 16th
Median Household Income # 46 89th
Per Capita Income # 69 84th

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