Escatawpa, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Escatawpa, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Escatawpa Census Designated Place had a population of 3,770 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Escatawpa is located at latitude 30.4906 and longitude -88.5441 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Escatawpa Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Escatawpa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Escatawpa, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,770
Daytime Population: Workers 361
Daytime Population: Residents 2,336
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,697
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 3,770
Population in Familes 3,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 565
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $39,385
Average Household Income $52,651
Per Capita Income $20,741


Total Housing Units 1,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,079 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $97,409
Average Home Value $115,139


Total Households 1,502
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,014
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% 0.35%
Households 0.25% 0.36%
Families 0.11% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

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, 2017 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 # 147 60th
Diversity Index # 192 48th
Median Household Income # 114 69th
Per Capita Income # 125 66th

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