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Population (year 2000): 17,320. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,283 (-0.2% change)
Males: 8,349 (48.2%), Females: 8,971 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $43,289 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Long Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.1%)
  • Black (7.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), United States (13.5%), Irish (13.5%), English (10.5%), French (9.0%), Italian (7.7%).Beach, Mississippi

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Long Beach

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Beach city

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

4.7% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,516 (+9.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Gulfport, (6.7 miles pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (67.1 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (429.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Christian, MS Pass (6.3 miles MS Gulfport, (6.7 miles MS (10.7 miles Lyman, St. Louis, MS Bay (12.9 miles MS Diamondhead, (14.8 miles MS (16.0 miles Waveland, MS Biloxi, (16.4 miles Park, MS (17.0 miles Shoreline


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 86 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1999: 116 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2001: 76 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $128,600

Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 89.16 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (17.1%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,450 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,736 (20.9%)


 

Crime in Long Beach by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 5.8 11.5 0.0 5.8 5.8 0.0
Rapes 4 5 3 2 8 5
    per 100,000 23.1 28.9 17.3 11.5 46.2 28.9
Robberies 12 9 8 14 9 4
    per 100,000 69.3 52.0 46.2 80.8 52.0 23.1
Assaults 4 6 2 3 3 8
    per 100,000 23.1 34.6 11.5 17.3 17.3 46.2
Burglaries 91 87 139 159 97 51
    per 100,000 525.4 502.3 802.5 918.0 560.0 294.5
Thefts 495 478 507 442 545 313
    per 100,000 2858.0 2759.8 2927.3 2552.0 3146.7 1807.2
Auto thefts 27 22 21 44 36 26
    per 100,000 155.9 127.0 121.2 254.0 207.9 150.1
204.0 201.3 206.1 224.8 225.0 132.6

Average climate in Long Beach, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Long Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Long Beach city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category 3 tornado 2.4 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Hale Boggs - (died 1972), Congressman from Louisiana, Thomas Fairley - College basketball player (Lamar Cardinals).


Hospitals/medical centers near Long Beach:
  • COLUMBIA GARDEN PARK HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; GULFPORT, MS)
  • BILOXI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; BILOXI, MS)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AT GULFPORT (about 8 miles; GULFPORT, MS)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Long Beach:
  • GULFPORT-BILOXI INTL (about 8 miles; GULFPORT, MS; ID: GPT)
  • KEESLER AFB (about 18 miles; BILOXI, MS; ID: BIX)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 21 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Long Beach:
  • VORTEX (about 3 miles; LONG BEACH, MS; ID: 35M)
  • DIAMONDHEAD (about 16 miles; DIAMONDHEAD, MS; ID: 66Y)
  • OCEAN SPRINGS (about 29 miles; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; ID: 5R2)

Amtrak stations near Long Beach:
  • 5 miles: GULFPORT (1419 27TH AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: BAY ST. LOUIS (303 S. RAILROAD AVE.). Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: 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 employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 5 $10,398 $24,955 3 $1,794
Financial Administration 5 $10,012 $24,028 1 $1,160
Other Government Administration 3 $10,286 $41,144 6 $3,600
Water Transport and Terminals 7 $9,686 $16,604 0 $0
Health 1 $2,156 $25,872 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $1,642 $19,704 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $3,118 $18,708 3 $2,138
Judicial and Legal 2 $5,902 $35,412 1 $1,000
Police Protection - Officers 29 $65,234 $26,993 4 $1,760
Police - Other 16 $28,654 $21,490 0 $0
Firefighters 43 $97,586 $27,233 0 $0
Totals for Government 114 $244,674 $25,755 18 $11,452
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Beach:
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,329)
  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (about 58 miles; HATTIESBURG, MS; FT enrollment: 12,541)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 64 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 67 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 70 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
Public high school in Long Beach:
  • LONG BEACH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,059; Location: 300 EAST OLD PASSROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Long Beach:
  • LONG BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 804; Location: 204 N CLEVELAND AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THOMAS L REEVES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 512; Location: 214 ST. AUGUSTINE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARPER MC CAUGHAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 301 JEFF DAVIS AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WJ QUARLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 449; Location: 111 QUARLES STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH MS REGIONAL CENTER (Students: 14; Location: 1170 W RAILROAD STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Long Beach:
  • ST THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 712 EAST BEACH BLVD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • COAST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 22037 EPISCOPAL SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LOVING CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 45; Location: 644 EAST RAILROAD STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Long Beach:
  • LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,403; Location: 209 JEFF DAVIS AVENUE; 45,924 books; 1,019 audio materials; 1,234 video materials; 76 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Long Beach: Long Beach Public Library (A), Long Beach City Hall (B).

Churches in Long Beach include: Little Zion Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Mount Pilgrim Church (C), Long Beach First United Methodist Church (D), Sharon Church (E), Antioch Church (F), Saint Thomas Catholic Church (G).

Cemeteries: Conn Cemetery (1), Allen Cemetery (2).

Park in Long Beach: Lance Lumpkin Stadium (1).


Long Beach compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Long Beach:
  • WQFX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: WALKING BY FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WGCM (1240 AM; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC)
  • WXBD (1490 AM; 1 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Long Beach:
  • WJZD (94.5 FM; LONG BEACH, MS; Owner: WJZD, INC.)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WXYK (107.1 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • W237AM (95.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JOHN S LA TOUR DBA J & J B/C)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, 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.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WQYZ (92.5 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: GOLDEN GULF COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Long Beach:
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W35BM (Channel 35; BILOXI, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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