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Population (year 2000): 50,644. Estimated population in July 2005: 50,209 (-0.9% change)
Males: 25,563 (50.5%), Females: 25,081 (49.5%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $34,106 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Biloxi:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.7%)
  • Black (19.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Vietnamese (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (10.5%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.6%), French (8.5%), United States (8.4%), Italian (4.4%).

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Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 38.0 square miles

Biloxi,

For population 25 years and over in Biloxi

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Biloxi city

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

5.4% Foreign born (3.3% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,352 (+9.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (83.4 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (445.8 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS D'Iberville, (2.7 miles Martin, MS (4.5 miles St. MS (6.8 miles Latimer, Hills, MS (7.2 miles Gulf Springs, MS Ocean (9.0 miles MS Gulfport, (10.2 miles Park Estates, MS (11.7 miles Gulf MS (14.9 miles Lyman,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 93 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1999: 151 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 139 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2003: 224 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2005: 120 buildings, average cost: $149,000

Latitude: 30.41 N, Longitude: 88.93 W

Area code: 228


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Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (25.3%), Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,005 (+33.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,872 (68.5%)


 

Crime in Biloxi by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 1 1 5 2 3
    per 100,000 2.0 2.0 9.9 3.9 5.9
Rapes 31 33 25 29 33
    per 100,000 61.2 65.2 49.4 57.3 65.2
Robberies 125 154 120 120 117
    per 100,000 246.8 304.1 236.9 236.9 231.0
Assaults 179 128 136 178 131
    per 100,000 353.4 252.7 268.5 351.5 258.7
Burglaries 652 630 627 921 1,291
    per 100,000 1287.4 1244.0 1238.1 1818.6 2549.2
Thefts 3,905 3,914 3,411 2,305 1,867
    per 100,000 7710.7 7728.5 6735.2 4551.4 3686.5
Auto thefts 341 300 268 297 212
    per 100,000 673.3 592.4 529.2 586.4 418.6
623.6 613.4 552.8 524.5 512.4


Average climate in Biloxi, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Biloxi, Biloxi:

Biloxi-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Biloxi city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/13/1980, a category 3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Fred Haise - (born 1933), astronaut, Lorenzo Diamond - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Dec 15, 1978), Ronald Dupree - NBA player (Detroit Pistons, born: Jan 26, 1981), Terrick Willoughby - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians).


Main business address for: PEOPLES FINANCIAL CORP /MS/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), ISLE OF CAPRI CASINOS INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION).


Hospitals/medical centers in Biloxi:
  • BILOXI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (PO BOX 128/150 REYNOIR STREET)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (180 DEBUYS ROAD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-BILOXI (648 BEACH BOULEVARD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Biloxi:
  • KEESLER AFB (about 2 miles; BILOXI, MS; ID: BIX)
  • GULFPORT-BILOXI INTL (about 10 miles; GULFPORT, MS; ID: GPT)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 29 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; ID: PQL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Biloxi:
  • OCEAN SPRINGS (about 13 miles; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; ID: 5R2)
  • VORTEX (about 16 miles; LONG BEACH, MS; ID: 35M)
  • DIAMONDHEAD (about 32 miles; DIAMONDHEAD, MS; ID: 66Y)

Amtrak station:
BILOXI (860 ESTERS BLVD.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 3 $6,589 $26,356 0 $0
Firefighters 162 $467,960 $34,663 0 $0
Police - Other 49 $100,445 $24,598 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 139 $392,024 $33,843 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 13 $29,406 $27,144 7 $1,353
Other Government Administration 41 $136,587 $39,976 29 $34,887
Financial Administration 15 $45,929 $36,743 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 75 $149,334 $23,893 20 $19,972
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $6,899 $41,394 1 $2,590
Streets and Highways 118 $212,137 $21,573 0 $0
Totals for Government 617 $1,547,310 $30,093 57 $58,802


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Biloxi:
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,329)
  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 56 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 9,082)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (about 59 miles; HATTIESBURG, MS; FT enrollment: 12,541)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 73 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; FT enrollment: 5,582)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 81 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
Public high schools in Biloxi:
  • BILOXI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,147; Location: 1845 RICHARD DRIVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • R D BROWN VOC CENTER (Location: 1424 FATHER RYAN AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Biloxi:
  • MERCY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 390 CRUSADERS DRIVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Biloxi:
  • BILOXI JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,027; Location: 1424 FATHER RYAN AVENUE; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • NORTH WOOLMARKET ELEMENTARY AND MID (Students: 883; Location: 16237 OLD WOOLMARKET ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • NORTH BAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 857; Location: 1825 POPP'S FERRY ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • POPPS FERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 364 NELSON ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 16300 LEMOYNE BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • JEFF DAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 340 ST. MARY BLVD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ST MARTIN UPPER ELEMENTARY (Students: 559; Location: 16304 LEMOYNE BLVD.; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • WOOLMARKET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 12513 JOHN LEE ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BEAUVOIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 2003 LAWRENCE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ST MARTIN N ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 16308 LEMOYNE BLVD.; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Biloxi:
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 320 JIM MONEY ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NATIVITY BVM SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 1046 BEACH BLVD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CEDAR LAKE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 140; Location: PO BOX 6069; Grades: KG - 7)
  • GULF COAST 7TH DAY ADVENTIST E (Students: 10; Location: 13301 HWY 67; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • GULF OAKS HOSPITAL (Students: 10; Location: 180 DEBUYS RD.; Grades: UG - UG)

Notable locations in Biloxi: President Broadwater Golf Club (A), Rainbow Bay Golf Course (B), Broadwater Marina (C), Broadwater Sun Golf Course (D), Camp Wilkes (E), Sunkist Golf Course (F), Wool Market (G), Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center (H), Pringle Community Center (I), Meant Community Center (J), Back Bay Social Hall Community Center (K), Biloxi City Hall (L), Biloxi Community Center (M), Biloxi Federal Courthouse (N), Biloxi Library (O), Division Street Community Center (P), Biloxi Seafood Industry Museum (Q), Herbert Mullins Senior Citizen Center (R), Magnolia Museum (S), East End Community Center (T).

Shopping Centers: Point Cadet Plaza Shopping Center (1), Pops Ferry Shopping Center (2), Vieux Marche Mall Shopping Center (3), Commerce Court Shopping Center (4), Edgewater Plaza Shopping Center (5), Edgewater Square Shopping Center (6).

Churches in Biloxi include: Saint Louis Catholic Church (A), Cedar Lake United Methodist Church (B), Church of the Redeemer (C), Coalville Church (D), Division Street Baptist Church (E), Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church (F), Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (G), Eat End United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Old French Cemetery (1), Southern Memorial Park (2).

Lakes: Big Lake (A), Mullet Lake (B), Little Big Lake (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Keegan Bayou (A), Biglin Bayou (B), Tchoutacabouffa River (C), Biloxi River (D), Mill Creek (E), Auguste Bayou (F), Howard Creek (G), Parker Creek (H), Laporte, Bayou (I).

Parks in Biloxi include: Voluntee Park (1), Miramar Park (2), Hiller Park Recreation Area (3), Lee Street Field (4), Clay Point Park (5), Circle Park (6), Tanglewood Playground (7), John Henry Beck Park (8), Biloxi Municipal Stadium (9).

Post office: (A).  


Biloxi compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Biloxi:
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBD (1490 AM; 1 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGCM (1240 AM; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQFX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: WALKING BY FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Biloxi:
  • WQYZ (92.5 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: GOLDEN GULF COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201BK (88.1 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WXYK (107.1 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WJZD (94.5 FM; LONG BEACH, MS; Owner: WJZD, INC.)
  • W215BE (90.9 FM; D'IBERVILLE/BILOXI, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AM (92.1 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Biloxi:
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W35BM (Channel 35; BILOXI, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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