The City of Picayune had a population of 11,827 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Picayune is located at latitude 30.5255 and longitude -89.6795 in Pearl River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Picayune encompass a land area of 12.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Pearl River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.
The City of Picayune (GNIS ID: 2404513) 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 Picayune: Pickayune.
|Total Population||11,827 (100%)|
|Population in Households||11,694 (98.9%)|
|Population in Families||9,422 (79.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||133 ( 1.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$37,480|
|Average Household Income||$50,158|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,925|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,494 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,932 (53.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,806 (32.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||757 (13.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$120,056|
|Average Home Value||$150,444|
|Housing Affordability Index3||191|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.99%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.3%|
The table below compares Picayune to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 35||91st|
|Population Density||# 119||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 167||54th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 97||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 181||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 135||64th|
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