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The City of Long Beach had a population of 16,645 as of July 1, 2021. Long Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Long Beach is located at latitude 30.3505 and longitude -89.1528 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Long Beach encompass a land area of 10.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.
The City of Long Beach 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Long Beach: Scotts Station.
|Total Population||16,645 (100%)|
|Population in Households||16,467 (98.9%)|
|Population in Families||13,458 (80.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||178 ( 1.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$55,570|
|Average Household Income||$73,457|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,786|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,550 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,304 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,218 (29.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,028 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$165,972|
|Average Home Value||$179,630|
|Housing Affordability Index3||189|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.3%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.08%|
The table below compares Long Beach to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 26||93rd|
|Population Density||# 23||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 39||90th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 109||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 36||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 245||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.