Long Beach, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 15,642 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 7,013  (44.8%)
Females: 8,629  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39560.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,556 (it was $43,289 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$57,556
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,462 (it was $19,305 in 2000)

Long Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $175,830 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$175,830
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,201; detached houses: $188,480; townhouses or other attached units: $194,706; in 2-unit structures: $248,212; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,727; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $473,035; mobile homes: $93,895; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $32,074

Median gross rent in 2017: $990.

March 2019 cost of living index in Long Beach: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 27.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Long Beach, MS (2017)
    • 13,01181.6%White alone
    • 1,61410.1%Black alone
    • 6874.3%Asian alone
    • 3472.2%Hispanic
    • 1320.8%Two or more races
    • 150.09%American Indian alone

Races in Long Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Long Beach, Mississippi as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Long Beach is 791 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Long Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(8.4)
3
(25.1)
1
(6.6)
2
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(34.6)
3
(17.4)
6
(39.0)
3
(17.1)
3
(25.3)
1
(8.4)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.3)
3
(19.2)
3
(19.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(34.6)
3
(17.4)
8
(52.0)
5
(28.5)
2
(16.8)
8
(67.0)
3
(19.8)
12
(77.6)
9
(57.8)
10
(64.1)
8
(50.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(230.3)
28
(162.6)
72
(468.4)
43
(245.3)
52
(437.7)
71
(594.8)
69
(455.7)
45
(290.9)
57
(366.1)
50
(320.3)
62
(394.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
323
(1,860)
271
(1,574)
287
(1,867)
209
(1,192)
241
(2,029)
217
(1,818)
246
(1,625)
254
(1,642)
261
(1,676)
272
(1,742)
290
(1,846)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(69.1)
16
(92.9)
19
(123.6)
20
(114.1)
11
(92.6)
14
(117.3)
10
(66.0)
17
(109.9)
3
(19.3)
6
(38.4)
9
(57.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.8)
3
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)113.3102.1139.589.4136.9159.8113.4120.7124.4118.9122.0

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City-data.com crime index in Long Beach, MS

Crime rate in Long Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Mississippi average:

2.03
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Ancestries: American (15.3%), Irish (10.1%), German (8.2%), French (5.3%), Italian (5.3%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/10/1905

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,548 people per square mile   (low).

Long Beach, Mississippi map

552 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

3.5%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,588 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,079 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (6.0 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (59.9 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (374.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Pass Christian, MS (2.4 miles ),
Gulfport, MS (2.5 miles ),
DeLisle, MS (2.7 miles ),
Henderson Point, MS (2.9 miles),
Lyman, MS (3.3 miles ),
Bay St. Louis, MS (3.4 miles ),
Diamondhead, MS (3.6 miles ),
Waveland, MS (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 89.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,562 (-22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,233 (17.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

Distribution of median household income in Long Beach, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Long Beach, MS in 2017
Long Beach satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 99 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2008: 91 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2009: 100 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2016: 66 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2017: 127 buildings, average cost: $149,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Long Beach, MS residents
Average permit cost in Long Beach, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Long Beach, MS
Historical housing units in Long Beach, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +1,516 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in Long Beach, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.3%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.0%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Long Beach, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)

Average climate in Long Beach, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Long Beach, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Long Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Long Beach city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Long Beach-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 185.8 miles away from the city 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 124.2 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 322.9 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 238.9 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 174.5 miles away from the city 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 172.1 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 Harrison County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Long Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Long Beach:

  • SOUTH MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL CEN (1170 W RAILROAD ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Long Beach:

  • BOYINGTON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GULFPORT, MS)
  • CANNON HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GULFPORT, MS)
  • DRIFTWOOD NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GULFPORT, MS)
  • GULFPORT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GULFPORT, MS)
  • MEMORIAL HOSP OF GULFPORT HOSP (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GULFPORT, MS)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AT GULFPORT Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GULFPORT, MS)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF THE GULF COAST (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)

Heliports located in Long Beach:

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.
  • 12 miles: BAY ST. LOUIS (303 S. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Beach:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 30 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 8,320)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 42 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of New Orleans (about 59 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 62 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 63 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • University of South Alabama (about 63 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 65 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)

Public high school in Long Beach:

Public elementary/middle schools in Long Beach:

Private elementary/middle schools in Long Beach:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 396, Location: 4321 ESPY AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • COAST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 5065 ESPY AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Long Beach

Library in Long Beach:

  • LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $350,706; Location: 209 JEFF DAVIS AVENUE; 58,289 books; 1,457 audio materials; 3,168 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Long Beach: Long Beach City Hall (A), Long Beach Public Library (B), Long Beach Fire Department Station 1 Main Station (C), Long Beach City Police Department (D), Dorchester Personal Care Home (E), University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus Gulf Coast Library (F), Long Beach Fire Department Station 3 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Jeff Davis Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Long Beach include: Antioch Church (A), Sharon Baptist Church (B), Little Zion Church (C), Unity Spiritual Center Church (D), Long Beach Presbyterian Church (E), New Covenant Christian Academy Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Long Beach Church of Christ (H), Long Beach Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Conn Cemetery (1), Allen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Long Beach: Lance Lumpkin Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Passport America (21263 Tucker Road).

Hotels: Patio Suites (122 West Beach Boulevard), Harbor View Inn (320 East Beach Boulevard), Capital Circle Hotel CO (300 West Beach Boulevard), Sleep Inn Long Beach (300 West Beach Boulevard), Gulf View Motel (526 West Beach Boulevard), Vacation Inn (610 East Beach Boulevard), Best Western-Beach View Inn (Highway 90 West), SLEEP INN (300 W Beach Blvd), Mertz Karl Dr (7416 Red Creek Road).

Court: Cochran Thad U S Senator (14094 Customs Boulevard).

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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Long Beach and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF LONG BEACH (Population served: 15,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 189 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.3%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
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: 0.1% of all households
159 people in state prisons in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Long Beach in 2000:

  • 161 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Long Beach (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank: Long Beach Branch at 101 Jeff Davis Avenue, branch established on 1955/05/19; Pineville Road Branch at 5101 Beatline Road, branch established on 1982/06/24. 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
  • Regions Bank: Long Beach Branch at 110 West Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi: Long Beach - Jeff Davis Avenue Branc at 298 Jeff Davis Avenue, branch established on 2003/08/25. 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

For population 15 years and over in Long Beach:

Marital status in Long Beach, MS
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Long Beach:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Long Beach
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Long Beach, MS (based on Harrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,995126
Catholic30,66720
Mainline Protestant12,86739
Black Protestant5,71921
Other3,73515
Orthodox851
None94,037-
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: 27
Harrison County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Harrison County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 79
Harrison County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
This county:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.8%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Long Beach:

28.5
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Long Beach:

33.4%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Long Beach:

56.0%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Long Beach, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 38$123,354$38,9540$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$146,350$51,6530$0
Police - Other 12$31,130$31,1300$0
Parks and Recreation 9$22,776$30,3687$6,088
Other Government Administration 6$23,448$46,8968$7,772
Local Libraries 5$13,614$32,6744$2,290
Judicial and Legal 3$8,660$34,6401$1,522
Financial Administration 1$5,416$64,9920$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 108$374,748$41,63920$17,672

Long Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $363,000 ($23.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,101,000 ($198.25)
    Sewerage: $2,731,000 ($174.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,378,000 ($152.03)
    Central Staff Services: $1,380,000 ($88.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,277,000 ($81.64)
    Regular Highways: $786,000 ($50.25)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $617,000 ($39.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $593,000 ($37.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $566,000 ($36.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $386,000 ($24.68)
    Libraries: $326,000 ($20.84)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($14.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $140,000 ($8.95)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($3.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $969,000 ($61.95)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,518,000 ($288.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($3.13)

Long Beach government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,727,000 ($238.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $809,000 ($51.72)
    Other: $431,000 ($27.55)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $299,000 ($19.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $89,000 ($5.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $943,000 ($60.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $69,000 ($4.41)
    Rents: $16,000 ($1.02)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($0.70)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($0.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,570,000 ($100.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,098,000 ($134.13)
    General Local Government Support: $1,373,000 ($87.78)
    Highways: $53,000 ($3.39)
  • Tax - Property: $4,957,000 ($316.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $712,000 ($45.52)
    Other License: $61,000 ($3.90)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $29,000 ($1.85)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.13)

Long Beach government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,097,000 ($197.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,537,000 ($162.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $559,000 ($35.74)

Long Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,549,000 ($674.40)

10.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.45%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($718 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.17%
Mississippi average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MS  1.47% ($34,322 average AGI)
from Hancock County, MS  0.51% ($41,946)
from Forrest County, MS  0.20% ($19,007)


10.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.54%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

0.57% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,301 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.57%
Mississippi average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MS  1.44% ($42,630 average AGI)
to Hancock County, MS  0.40% ($34,077)
to Stone County, MS  0.19% ($41,434)
Businesses in Long Beach, MS
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid2
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1

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)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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)
  • W237AM (95.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JOHN S LA TOUR DBA J & J B/C)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Long Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 79.7mTotal length
  • $351,000Total costs
  • 143,500Total average daily traffic
  • 24,340Total average daily truck traffic
  • 260,500Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Long Beach, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Long Beach, MS
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$138,39847$106,981163$126,46723$34,5952$597,11552$113,0370$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$92,8604$70,91013$96,4492$22,2450$05$97,5560$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$138,71812$98,54681$140,62620$34,7100$016$192,2591$43,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$84,57510$222,80255$112,4535$38,1960$012$192,1430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$017$133,7091$14,9600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.00 , 0027.00, 0028.00, 0031.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 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$164,4932$114,2250$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$284,5600$01$164,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$268,9000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$170,5651$96,7300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.00 , 0027.00, 0028.00, 0031.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Long Beach, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Long Beach, MS - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 116
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 6
Fire incident types in Long Beach, MS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Long Beach, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Long Beach, Mississippi:

  • Holiday Inn Express-Long Beach, 300 W Beach Blvd, Long Beach, Mississippi 39560 , Phone: (228) 864-5440, Fax: (228) 864-5439
  • Long Beach Getaway, 305 Church Ave, Long Beach, Mississippi 39560 , Phone: (228) 363-0566
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Long Beach, Mississippi
Most common first names in Long Beach, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9968.3 years
William8772.3 years
Mary8477.7 years
John8370.5 years
Robert7167.7 years
Charles5373.0 years
Joseph4073.7 years
George3971.7 years
Frank2974.4 years
Helen2676.4 years
Most common last names in Long Beach, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4373.8 years
Allen3372.1 years
Smith3369.5 years
Cuevas2269.6 years
Alexander2270.6 years
Wilson2270.9 years
Williams2269.9 years
Brown2268.3 years
Ladner2067.5 years
Jones2067.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Long Beach, MS
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 41.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Long Beach, MS
  • 81.8%Electricity
  • 16.2%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Long Beach compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Long Beach on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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