Moss Point, MS 39563 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 39563: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Moss Point, MS 39563

Acceptable Alternative
Kreole, MS 39563
Pascagoula, MS 39563

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Moss Point, MS 39563
Eastside, MS 39563
Moss Pt, MS 39563

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 413
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,186
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 87
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.408, Longitude -88.53
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Moss Point, MS 39563 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,492
Population in Households 13,385
Population in Familes 11,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 616
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 5,293
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,581
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,722 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,571 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,022 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $92,740
Average Home Value $131,999


Median Household Income $35,533
Average Household Income $46,499
Per Capita Income $18,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.06%
Households -0.18% 0.04%
Families -0.45% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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 39563 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39563 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 # 79 81st
Population Density1 # 40 91st
Diversity Index2 # 242 42nd
Median Household Income # 185 56th
Per Capita Income # 225 46th

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