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Population (year 2000): 26,200. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,173 (-3.9% change)
Males: 13,216 (50.4%), Females: 12,984 (49.6%)

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Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $32,042 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Pascagoula:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.2%)
  • Black (29.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (12.3%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.9%), German (5.7%), French (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

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Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles

Pascagoula,

For population 25 years and over in Pascagoula

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pascagoula city

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

3.5% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+0.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Biloxi, (26.7 miles pop. 50,644).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (107.7 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (471.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Point, MS Moss (3.5 miles MS (7.1 miles Gautier, MS (8.7 miles Escatawpa, MS (8.9 miles Helena, Hills, MS (9.3 miles Hickory Park Estates, MS (15.0 miles Gulf MS Vancleave, (15.5 miles Bay, AL (15.7 miles Grand


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,300

Latitude: 30.36 N, Longitude: 88.54 W

Area code: 228


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,026 (+65.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,481 (68.7%)


 

Crime in Pascagoula by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 4 3 2 1 5
    per 100,000 7.6 15.3 11.5 7.6 3.8 19.1
Rapes 15 10 22 14 46 25
    per 100,000 57.3 38.2 84.0 53.4 175.6 95.4
Robberies 84 76 79 84 72 64
    per 100,000 320.6 290.1 301.5 320.6 274.8 244.3
Assaults 96 73 77 53 17 22
    per 100,000 366.4 278.6 293.9 202.3 64.9 84.0
Burglaries 686 489 489 505 696 816
    per 100,000 2618.3 1866.4 1866.4 1927.5 2656.5 3114.5
Thefts 1,970 1,498 1,712 1,436 1,114 1,154
    per 100,000 7519.1 5717.6 6534.4 5480.9 4251.9 4404.6
Auto thefts 254 210 223 250 137 141
    per 100,000 969.5 801.5 851.1 954.2 522.9 538.2
761.6 596.8 654.4 596.1 567.3 584.6


Average climate in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pascagoula,

Pascagoula-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Pascagoula city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1982, a category 3 tornado 29.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jimmy Buffett - (born 1946), musician, Reggie Myles - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Oct 10, 1979), Shane Matthews - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Jun 1, 1970), Terrell Buckley - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jun 7, 1971), Timothy McCrory - College basketball player (Vermont Catamounts).


Hospital/medical center in Pascagoula:
  • SINGING RIVER HOSPITAL SYSTEM (2809 DENNY AV)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pascagoula:
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-BILOXI (about 25 miles; BILOXI, MS)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 30 miles; BILOXI, MS)
  • MOBILE INFIRMARY (about 33 miles; MOBILE, AL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pascagoula:
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 7 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; ID: PQL)
  • KEESLER AFB (about 27 miles; BILOXI, MS; ID: BIX)
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 31 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: MOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pascagoula:
  • OCEAN SPRINGS (about 15 miles; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; ID: 5R2)
  • ST ELMO (about 22 miles; ST ELMO, AL; ID: 2R5)
  • ROY E. RAY (about 25 miles; BAYOU LA BATRE, AL; ID: 5R7)

Amtrak station:
PASCAGOULA (505 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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
Financial Administration 15 $45,852 $36,681 0 $0
Other Government Administration 21 $54,046 $30,883 7 $3,339
Other and Unallocable 19 $49,738 $31,413 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $23,750 $35,625 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 56 $179,347 $38,431 0 $0
Police - Other 23 $54,042 $28,195 17 $7,466
Firefighters 56 $167,992 $35,998 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,880 $29,280 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $9,669 $38,676 0 $0
Streets and Highways 2 $5,201 $31,206 0 $0
Health 2 $4,277 $25,662 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $10,545 $31,635 1 $903
Sewerage 2 $5,584 $33,504 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $25,279 $30,334 15 $8,624
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $10,288 $41,152 1 $826
Totals for Government 226 $650,490 $34,539 41 $21,158


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pascagoula:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 35 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,082)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; FT enrollment: 6,329)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 47 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; FT enrollment: 5,582)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (about 77 miles; HATTIESBURG, MS; FT enrollment: 12,541)
  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,433)
Public high schools in Pascagoula:
  • PASCAGOULA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,206; Location: 1716 TUCKER STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MOSS POINT ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 4903 TELEPHONE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 2602 MARKET STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Pascagoula:
  • RESURRECTION MIDDLE HIGH (Students: 183; Location: PO BOX 1267 520 WATTS AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Pascagoula:
  • WILLIAM M COLMER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 3112 EDEN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TRENT LOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 2234 PASCAGOULA STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EASTLAWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 2611 INGALLS AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ARLINGTON HEIGHTS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 3511 ARLINGTON STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHEROKEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 4102 SCOVEL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 3203 LANIER STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 1100 DUPONT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 4503 WILLOW STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEACH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 633 MARKET STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EXCEPTIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 4311 HOSPITAL ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Pascagoula:
  • RESURRECTION CATHOLIC ELEMENTA (Students: 255; Location: 3704 QUINN DRIVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • BETHEL ACADEMY & DAYCARE (Students: 211; Location: BOX 967; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PETER THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 1703 TELEPHONE ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Pascagoula:
  • JACKSON-GEORGE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,847,074; Location: 3214 PASCAGOULA STREET; 258,445 books; 15,925 audio materials; 16,852 video materials; 906 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Pascagoula: Jackson County Fairground (A), Pascagoula Library (B), Pascagoula City Hall (C), Jackson County Courthouse (D), Jackson County Civic Center (E).

Shopping Centers: Alco Shopping Center (1), Bel Air Shopping Center (2), Deep South Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Pascagoula include: Bible Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), Riverside Baptist Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Central Church of Christ (F), Christ Lutheran School (G), Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Old Spanish Fort Cemetery (1), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Irvin Lake (A), Marsh Lake (B), Yazoo, Lake (C), Krebs Lake (D), Blue Lake (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chico, Bayou (A), Comynie Bayou (B), Pascagoula River (C), Singing River (D).

Parks in Pascagoula include: I G Levy Memorial Park (1), Longfellow House National Historical Site (2), Pascagoula Beach Park and Recreation Area (3), Pascagoula River Front Park (4), Pine Street Park (5), Joggers Park (6).


Pascagoula compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pascagoula:
  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pascagoula:
  • W205AP (88.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WQYZ (92.5 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: GOLDEN GULF COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pascagoula:
  • WKFK-LP (Channel 7; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FRANCES S. SMITH DBA NCN CABLE ADVERTISING)
  • W51CU (Channel 51; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

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