Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 11,388 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.7%
Males: 5,382  (47.3%)
Females: 6,006  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39520, 39556, 39576.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,353 (it was $34,106 in 2000)
Bay St. Louis:

$43,353
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,966 (it was $18,483 in 2000)

Bay St. Louis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $152,350 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Bay St. Louis:

$152,350
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $767.

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  • Races in Bay St. Louis, MS (2010)

    Bay St. Louis races chart
    • 7,43780.3%White alone
    • 1,15112.4%Black alone
    • 3323.6%Hispanic
    • 1842.0%Two or more races
    • 1081.2%Asian alone
    • 280.3%American Indian alone
    • 150.2%Other race alone
    • 50.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bay St. Louis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bay St. Louis: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.3%), French (13.4%), German (12.3%), Italian (7.1%), English (6.4%), United States (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 6.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,862 people per square mile   (low).

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Bay St. Louis:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay St. Louis city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

138 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi as of July 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bay St. Louis to the number of sex offenders is 214 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,083 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $869 (0.6%)

Bay St. Louis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (17.1 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (48.9 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (363.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Waveland, MS (1.7 miles ), Henderson Point, MS (1.9 miles) , Shoreline Park, MS (1.9 miles ), Diamondhead, MS (2.2 miles ), Pass Christian, MS (2.4 miles ), DeLisle, MS (2.5 miles ), Kiln, MS (3.0 miles ), Long Beach, MS (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2007: 95 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2008: 227 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2009: 188 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2010: 190 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2011: 187 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2012: 226 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2013: 255 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2014: 268 buildings, average cost: $147,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.31 N, Longitude: 89.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,689 (+16.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,653 (39.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

Bay St. Louis household income distribution Bay St. Louis home values distribution

Crime rates in Bay St. Louis by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01000101004
per 100,000 0.012.20.00.00.015.60.012.90.00.042.4
Rapes 20014133424
per 100,000 24.10.00.012.048.315.636.638.648.821.542.4
Robberies 2984116461211
per 100,000 24.1110.297.447.9132.793.848.877.212.221.5116.7
Assaults 41076714343157
per 100,000 48.3122.485.371.984.5218.836.651.536.6161.474.2
Burglaries 455852671038859849212277
per 100,000 543.0709.9633.3802.91,242.91,375.2719.51,080.51,123.31,312.5816.7
Thefts 289366394342319369242317241282290
per 100,000 3,487.04,479.84,798.44,098.33,849.45,766.52,951.24,077.72,942.63,033.93,075.9
Auto thefts 1318202528172115191617
per 100,000 156.9220.3243.6299.6337.9265.7256.1193.0232.0172.1180.3
Arson 01012620033
per 100,000 0.012.20.012.024.193.824.40.00.032.331.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.1) 216.3314.0288.7270.0347.3443.4229.5329.0253.3270.5347.3

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Crime rate in Bay St. Louis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Mississippi average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Bay St. Louis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bay St. Louis-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Bay St. Louis city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bay St. Louis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 326.1 miles away from Bay St. Louis center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 246.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Bay St. Louis center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bay St. Louis topographic map

Birthplace of: Richmond Barthé - Artist, Shannon Garrett - Football player, John Scafide - Football player, Leo Norris - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bay St. Louis:

  • DUNBAR VILLAGE TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS)
  • HOTEL REED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BAY ST LOUIS, MS)
  • FMC BAY ST LOUIS S. MS KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DIAMONDHEAD, MS)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE NURSING CENTE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DIAMONDHEAD, MS)
  • MIRAMAR LODGE NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • MIRAMAR LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • DIXIE WHITE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)

Amtrak station:

BAY ST. LOUIS (303 S. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay St. Louis:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 35 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 8,320)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 39 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of New Orleans (about 48 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 51 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 52 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 54 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 54 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

Public high school in Bay St. Louis:

Private high schools in Bay St. Louis:

  • ST STANISLAUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 360, Location: 304 S BEACH BLVD, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)
  • OUR LADY ACADEMY (Students: 221, Location: 222 S BEACH BLVD, Grades: 7-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle school in Bay St. Louis:

  • NORTH BAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 602 PINE ST., Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Bay St. Louis:

  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 325, Location: 301 S SECOND ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Bay St. Louis

Library in Bay St. Louis:

  • HANCOCK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,932,788; Location: 312 HWY. 90; 118,678 books; 6,342 audio materials; 12,803 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 256 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private High School in Bay St. Louis SAINT STANISLAUS COLLEGE (Students: 528; Location: 304 South Beach Blvd.; Grades: 6 - 12; Resident and Day; Boys only)
  • First Presbyterian Church (located on Ulman Avenue), Bay St. Louis - please include in your church listings.

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Notable locations in Bay St. Louis: Bay Cove Marina (A), Bay Saint Louis Amtrak Station (B), Casino Magic Recreational Vehicle Park (C), Bay Waveland Yacht Club (D), Cedar Point Boat Ramp (E), Hancock County Library (F), Hancock County Courthouse (G), Bay Saint Louis City Hall (H), Bay Saint Louis Fire Department Station 1 (I), Hancock County Fire Marshal's Office (J), Hancock County Sheriff's Department (K), Hancock County Sheriff's Department Jail (L), Bay Saint Louis City Police Department (M), Dunbar Village Terrace Nursing Home Center (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bay St. Louis include: Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church (A), Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church (B), Main Street United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Bay Saint Louis Church of Christ (F), Calvary Chapel Bay Saint Louis (G), First Missionary Baptist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Garden of Memory Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Jourdan River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bay St. Louis include: Tiger Stadium (1), Saint Stanislaus Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.83
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.1%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Bay St. Louis in 2010:

  • 167 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 85 people in college/university student housing
  • 70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bay St. Louis in 2000:

  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 133 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bay St. Louis (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank: Bay 90 Branch at 601 Highway 90, branch established on 1976/06/28; Bay St Louis Main Branch at 100 South Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1938/08/27. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • The First, A National Banking Association: Bay St. Louis - Hwy 90 Branch at 800 Highway 90, branch established on 1967/07/28. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $679.9 mil, Deposits: $567.3 mil, headquarters in Hattiesburg, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc., The
  • The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi: Diamonhead Branch at 4408 West Aloha Drive, branch established on 1992/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $800.3 mil, Deposits: $468.1 mil, headquarters in Biloxi, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Mississippi average:

12.3

Bay St. Louis travel time to work - commute Bay St. Louis mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bay St. Louis city (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,3926
Evangelical Protestant5,18230
Mainline Protestant1,90412
Other6112
Black Protestant2132
None30,627-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hancock County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

30.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bay St. Louis:

48.1%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Bay St. Louis:

53.7%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bay St. Louis, MS Residents
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
Police - Other 11$19,860$21,6651$1,105
Police Protection - Officers 33$79,757$29,0036$1,016
Judicial and Legal 2$3,248$19,4880$0
Financial Administration 7$17,767$30,4580$0
Other Government Administration 8$14,931$22,3970$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,137$21,9290$0
Fire - Other 4$11,606$34,8180$0
Sewerage 1$1,610$19,3200$0
Firefighters 18$44,253$29,5029$5,442
Other and Unallocable 14$36,615$31,3841$1,080
Gas Supply 1$2,309$27,7080$0
Water Supply 10$16,018$19,2220$0
Parks and Recreation 14$23,154$19,8460$0
Totals for Government 128$280,266$26,27517$8,643

Bay St. Louis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $145,000 ($12.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,803,000 ($158.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,234,000 ($108.36)
    Gas Utilities: $1,042,000 ($91.50)
    Fire Protection: $981,000 ($86.14)
    Sewerage: $709,000 ($62.26)
    Water Utilities: $546,000 ($47.95)
    Regular Highways: $462,000 ($40.57)
    General Public Buildings: $442,000 ($38.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $439,000 ($38.55)
    General - Other: $273,000 ($23.97)
    Central Staff Services: $243,000 ($21.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($16.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $189,000 ($16.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000 ($10.98)
    Health Services - Other: $48,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $370,000 ($32.49)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($4.74)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($4.21)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($2.11)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,877,000 ($164.82)

Bay St. Louis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $720,000 ($63.22)
    Sewerage: $595,000 ($52.25)
    All Other: $32,000 ($2.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $216,000 ($18.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $350,000 ($30.73)
    Interest Earnings: $148,000 ($13.00)
    Rents: $19,000 ($1.67)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $970,000 ($85.18)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($43.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,232,000 ($108.18)
    All Other: $357,000 ($31.35)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,243,000 ($196.96)
    Property: $458,000 ($40.22)
    Public Utilities: $278,000 ($24.41)
    NEC: $201,000 ($17.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Bay St. Louis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,000,000 ($351.25)

8.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, MS  2.08% ($34,299 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.76% ($36,442)
from Pearl River County, MS  0.62% ($29,553)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, MS  2.05% ($32,123 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.57% ($35,948)
to Pearl River County, MS  0.52% ($34,971)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bay St. Louis:

  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQFX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: WALKING BY FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bay St. Louis:

  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WJZD (94.5 FM; LONG BEACH, MS; Owner: WJZD, INC.)
  • WXYK (107.1 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.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRZ-LP (103.5 FM; BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO ASSOC., INC.)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bay St. Louis:

  • 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)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
Bay St. Louis fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bay St. Louis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 340m1,115ftTotal length
  • 13,990Total average daily traffic
  • 1,111Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,985Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bay St. Louis)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3300 Port And Harbor Drive (Lat: 30.226583 Lon: -89.560056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPXB574
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.835 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2003, Expiration Date: 08/26/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2003, Certifier: Mark T ManuelRegistrant: Hancock County Fire Fighter\'s Association, 26662 Standard - Dedeaux Road, Kiln, MS 39556, Phone: (228) 255-4356, Fax: (228) 255-4356
  • Port Bienville (Lat: 30.230056 Lon: -89.538361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQPG520
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.835 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2012, Certifier: Michelle CuevasRegistrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • MM11, 6125 E Desoto St (Lat: 30.293222 Lon: -89.431639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQQE666
    Assigned Frequencies: 218.650 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2012, Expiration Date: 11/19/2022, Certifier: David PitaloRegistrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc, 605 N John Rodes Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32934, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Bay St. Louis, Us Hwy 90 At Main St. (Lat: 30.312500 Lon: -89.346667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WPON914, Licensee ID: L00069706
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.000 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2000, Expiration Date: 04/27/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2010, Certifier: Jeremy L BondRegistrant: Coast Electric Power Association
  • BAY ST. LOUIS, 105 Marti Street (Lat: 30.309722 Lon: -89.333611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WQFT963
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2006, Expiration Date: 10/03/2016, Certifier: Victor H MeenaRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:
  • PORT BIENVIL, Port Bienville (Lat: 30.228500 Lon: -89.538583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQQJ455
    Assigned Frequencies: 6150.28 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2013, Expiration Date: 01/07/2023, Certifier: Michelle CuevasRegistrant: Deep South Communications LLC, 17555 George O\'Neal Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70817, Phone: (225) 802-9000, Fax: (225) 296-3000, Email:
  • BIENVILLE, Port Bienville (Lat: 30.228472 Lon: -89.538639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQXK850, Licensee ID: L01412109
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2026, Certifier: Bill RoachRegistrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communicat, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Ms:66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Stennis Int'l Airport- 7250 Stennis Airport Drive (Lat: 30.369722 Lon: -89.451389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 22.1 m, Overall height: 26.1 m, Call Sign: WQCJ230, Licensee ID: L00666829
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.725 MHz, 127.150 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2016, Expiration Date: 02/01/2026Registrant: Stennis International Airport

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA5ALJ, Licensee ID: L00804735, Grant Date: 04/27/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014, Registrant: Cynthia O Bordes, 7180 Magnolia St., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Call Sign: WA5BBC, Licensee ID: L00291822, Grant Date: 12/03/2010, Expiration Date: 12/24/2020, Certifier: Kenneth L Arnold, Registrant: Kenneth L Arnold, 426 Pecan Park Drive, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$117,19943$127,40279$121,19119$29,70632$143,4440$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$176,3004$188,9339$140,3392$38,4004$167,3500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$145,09716$128,58042$136,14114$39,36420$129,4851$31,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$135,8039$135,81835$149,4175$43,0606$180,0820$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$187,9402$92,6355$210,2500$01$78,1200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0303.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$235,0773$201,2831$75,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$189,3153$202,9302$251,985
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$363,1401$252,3400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$339,2000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0303.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Bay St. Louis

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bay St. Louis, MS

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Bay St. Louis, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts1Waffle House1

Bay St. Louis compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bay St. Louis on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 (39520) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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