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Population in 2012: 15,300 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 

Males: 6,553  (42.8%)
Females: 8,747  (57.2%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39560.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,630 (it was $43,289 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$53,630
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,530

Long Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $150,028 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$150,028
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,003; Detached houses: $165,619; Townhouses or other attached units: $118,441; In 2-unit structures: $151,122; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,444; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,666; Mobile homes: $148,176

Median gross rent in 2012: $993.

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  • White alone - 12,298 (82.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,285 (8.6%)
  • Hispanic - 658 (4.4%)
  • Asian alone - 591 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 129 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Long Beach: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (10.4%), Italian (8.3%), United States (7.9%), English (7.1%), French (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/10/1905

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,514 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Long Beach:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Beach city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

639 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  4.3%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Long Beach, Mississippi as of November 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Long Beach to the number of sex offenders is 850 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,420 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,026 (0.7%)

Long Beach satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 89.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,996 (-20.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,198 (17.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

Long Beach household income distribution Long Beach home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Long Beach by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 201100100000
per 100,000 11.40.05.75.90.00.05.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 532850001131
per 100,000 28.617.211.446.929.30.00.00.05.78.425.16.6
Robberies 9814946363311
per 100,000 51.546.080.152.823.434.617.439.017.125.38.46.6
Assaults 623386385283
per 100,000 34.311.517.217.646.934.617.452.028.516.867.019.8
Burglaries 87139159975140287243527169
per 100,000 497.5798.8909.4568.6298.9230.3162.6468.4245.3437.7594.8455.7
Thefts 478507442545313323271287209241217246
per 100,000 2733.32913.62527.93194.81834.21860.01573.71867.21192.42028.81817.91624.5
Auto thefts 222144362612161920111410
per 100,000 125.8120.7251.6211.0152.469.192.9123.6114.192.6117.366.0
Arson 116121000023
per 100,000 5.75.734.35.911.75.80.00.00.00.016.819.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6) 215.2205.2225.5245.0141.7109.798.8135.086.5132.5154.7109.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Long Beach, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

Work and jobs in Long Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Long Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% 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 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Hale Boggs - (died 1972), Congressman from Louisiana, Thomas Fairley - College basketball player (Lamar Cardinals).


Hospital/medical center in Long Beach:

  • SOUTH MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL CEN (Hospital, 1170 W RAILROAD ST)

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Long Beach, 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: 6,824)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 41 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,371)
  • University of New Orleans (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (about 62 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Delgado Community College (about 62 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 63 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,180)

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: 336; Location: 5557 DAUGHTERY RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • COAST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 5065 ESPY AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
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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)

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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).

 
Harrison 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
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AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 41.6. This is worse than average.
City:

41.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00768. This is significantly better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00768
U.S.:

0.10719
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.0. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 29.1. This is worse than average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.8
U.S.:

9.6

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

CITY OF LONG BEACH (Population served: 20000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-18-2003 and SEP-18-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2005)
LINDA'S FARM LLC/THE CASTLE (Serves MI, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Long Beach that have no violations reported:

  • LINDA'S FARM LLC/THE CASTLE (Serves MI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 50.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for American Indian residents, 41.0% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Long Beach, MS

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 mentally retarded
  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in religious group quarters

Long Beach compared to Mississippi state average:

Long Beach, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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

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

  • Vacation Inn - Long Beach, 610 E BCH Blvd, Long Beach, MS 39560 , Phone: (800) 863-9195
  • Holiday Inn Express-Long Beach, 300 W Beach Blvd, Long Beach, MS 39560 , Phone: (228) 864-5440, Fax: (228) 864-5439
  • Long Beach Getaway, 305 Church Ave, Long Beach, MS 39560 , Phone: (228) 363-0566
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Long Beach, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Long Beach travel time to work - commute


Long Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.79%
Here50.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents36.2%33.0%13.6%3.0%2.0%
Congregations26.8%12.3%16.2%3.4%5.6%
NameEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.0%1.2%1.2%1.1%6.6%
Congregations2.8%1.1%1.1%3.9%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Harrison County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

12.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison County:

12.4%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$10,870$32,6100$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,560$51,3606$4,800
Judicial and Legal 2$7,154$42,9240$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$79,320$31,7280$0
Police - Other 13$26,432$24,3991$440
Firefighters 39$94,660$29,1260$0
Water Transport and Terminals 5$8,660$20,7840$0
Health 2$4,324$25,9440$0
Parks and Recreation 6$9,104$18,2083$2,844
Local Libraries 4$7,496$22,4880$0
Other and Unallocable 3$4,470$17,8801$100
Totals for Government 110$261,050$28,47811$8,184

Long Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $563,000 ($36.80)
    Sewerage: $211,000 ($13.79)
    Water Utilities: $211,000 ($13.79)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,816,000 ($184.05)
    Financial Administration: $2,265,000 ($148.04)
    Police Protection: $2,015,000 ($131.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,809,000 ($118.24)
    Fire Protection: $1,652,000 ($107.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $731,000 ($47.78)
    Sewerage: $577,000 ($37.71)
    General Public Buildings: $452,000 ($29.54)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $246,000 ($16.08)
    General - Other: $163,000 ($10.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $88,000 ($5.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $187,000 ($12.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $134,000 ($8.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $71,000 ($4.64)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.59)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,163,000 ($272.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($3.40)

Long Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $758,000 ($49.54)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $292,000 ($19.08)
    All Other: $237,000 ($15.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $562,000 ($36.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $464,000 ($30.33)
    Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($4.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,699,000 ($241.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,476,000 ($161.83)
    General Support: $1,608,000 ($105.10)
  • Tax - Property: $3,634,000 ($237.52)
    Public Utilities: $473,000 ($30.92)
    NEC: $123,000 ($8.04)

Long Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $941,000 ($61.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,989,000 ($195.36)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,882,000 ($123.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,031,000 ($198.10)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $550,000 ($35.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($13.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,840,000 ($120.26)
    Water Utilities: $190,000 ($12.42)

Long Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($0.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,811,000 ($118.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $255,000 ($16.67)

9.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.32%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,578 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.52%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, MS  1.38% ($31,501 average AGI)
from Hancock County, MS  0.85% ($34,467)
from Stone County, MS  0.17% ($31,312)


20.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

20.54%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($971 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.67%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson County, MS  2.35% ($28,467 average AGI)
to Hancock County, MS  0.56% ($39,947)
to Mobile County, AL  0.39% ($30,987)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Long Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $340,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,420
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 51,500

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Long Beach)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Long Beach, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Long Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310D (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6866T , Serial Number: 39166, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1960
    Registrant (Individual): James V Jr Franke, 22159 Freddie Frank Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560
  • Aircraft: HOMES ROBERT RH1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 777SE , Serial Number: 01
    Registrant (Individual): Robert O Homes, 108 S Nicholson Ave, Long Beach, MS 39560
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/06/2006, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: BUCHER KENNETH G STITS PLAYMATE SA11A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84910 , Serial Number: 160, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Roscoe Chrisman, 7399 Beatline Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560
  • Aircraft: FLY HARD TRIKE INC SKYCYCLE STING RAY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 86862 , Serial Number: T10247, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2008
    Registrant (Individual): John H Lindorfer, 155 Markham Dr, Long Beach, MS 39560
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9585E , Serial Number: 11AC-1223, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Reba K Lundy, 225 W Old Pass Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560, Other Owners: Cynthia A Lundy-Jaskar
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96681 , Serial Number: 8981, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1971
    Registrant (Individual): C L Dickens, 230 E Fifth St, Long Beach, MS 39560



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 116
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Long Beach


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

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
Businesses in Long Beach, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1

Long Beach on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David C. Young (5)
  • Mark Allen Lanoue (5)
  • James Elliott Merkle, Jr. (4)
  • James A. Hammack (3)
  • Charles W. Reynolds (2)
  • Marlin L. Gendron (2)
  • Raymond Roy Beets (2)
  • Raymond Roy Beets, Jr. (2)
  • Austin Henry Reid, Jr. (1)
  • Rick Kergosien (1)

Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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