Escatawpa, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Escatawpa, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Escatawpa Census Designated Place had a population of 3,735 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Escatawpa is located at latitude 30.4405 and longitude -88.5436 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Escatawpa Census Designated Place 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.

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Escatawpa, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,735
Population in Households 3,735
Population in Familes 3,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 559
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $39,654
Average Household Income $52,685
Per Capita Income $20,723


Total Housing Units 1,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,054 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 433 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $103,440
Average Home Value $118,827


Total Households 1,487
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,002
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% 0.15%
Households 0.1% 0.17%
Families -0.05% 0.04%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

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, 2018 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 Density # 151 59th
Diversity Index # 191 48th
Median Household Income # 115 69th
Per Capita Income # 149 59th

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