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The City of Bay Springs had a population of 1,798 as of July 1, 2017. Bay Springs ranks in the lower 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 Bay Springs is located at latitude 31.978 and longitude -89.2796 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bay Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

The City of Bay Springs (GNIS ID: 2403827) 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.

The City of Bay Springs is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay Springs: Bayspring.

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


Total Population 1,798
Daytime Population: Workers 3,112
Daytime Population: Residents 1,182
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,294
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.39
Population in Households 1,730
Population in Familes 1,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 120
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $27,741
Average Household Income $46,005
Per Capita Income $18,954


Total Housing Units 890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $95,625
Average Home Value $126,942


Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 455
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 0.09% 0.22%
Households 0.23% 0.27%
Families 0.62% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

Bay Springs, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay Springs 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 # 134 63rd
Population Density # 340 6th
Diversity Index # 146 60th
Median Household Income # 285 22nd
Per Capita Income # 192 47th

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