Pascagoula, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 22,224 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 
Males: 10,639  (47.9%)
Females: 11,585  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39581.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,517 (it was $32,042 in 2000)
Pascagoula:

$38,517
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,375 (it was $16,891 in 2000)

Pascagoula city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,186 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Pascagoula:

$100,186
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $694.

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  • Races in Pascagoula, MS (2013)

    Pascagoula races chart
    • 12,40755.3%White alone
    • 7,09131.6%Black alone
    • 2,1149.4%Hispanic
    • 3121.4%Two or more races
    • 2521.1%Asian alone
    • 1410.6%Other race alone
    • 1180.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pascagoula: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (9.9%), English (8.3%), Irish (8.0%), German (6.3%), French (4.4%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,464 people per square mile   (low).

Pascagoula, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Pascagoula:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pascagoula city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

904 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.5%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Pascagoula, Mississippi as of August 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Pascagoula to the number of sex offenders is 856 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 2013: $1,024 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $597 (0.7%)

Pascagoula satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Biloxi, MS (23.3 miles , pop. 50,644).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (94.7 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (411.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Moss Point, MS (1.9 miles ), Gautier, MS (2.5 miles ), Hickory Hills, MS (2.9 miles ), Escatawpa, MS (2.9 miles ), Helena, MS (3.0 miles ), Gulf Park Estates, MS (3.6 miles ), Grand Bay, AL (3.8 miles ), Vancleave, MS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2006: 191 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.36 N, Longitude: 88.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,194 (+81.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,889 (56.7%)

Area code: 228

Pascagoula household income distribution Pascagoula home values distribution

Crime rates in Pascagoula by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 2153230121020
per 100,000 7.63.819.211.58.012.70.04.38.54.40.09.00.0
Rapes 1446253826171362014312029
per 100,000 52.9176.495.9146.0103.772.256.225.785.262.3137.990.0130.5
Robberies 84726454749761453841332638
per 100,000 317.6276.1245.6207.4295.0411.8263.6192.8161.8182.4146.8117.0171.1
Assaults 5317224414522222718228251
per 100,000 200.465.284.4169.055.821.295.194.2115.080.197.9369.1229.6
Burglaries 505696816703798580301297300349268304254
per 100,000 1,909.32,669.13,131.22,700.23,181.62,462.31,300.81,272.21,277.71,552.71,192.31,368.31,143.4
Thefts 1,4361,1141,1541,1331,1139329901,0331,0501,0839911,1161,179
per 100,000 5,429.14,272.14,428.24,351.84,437.43,956.74,278.54,424.74,472.14,818.34,409.05,023.25,307.2
Auto thefts 250137141183325189126995977804539
per 100,000 945.2525.4541.1702.91,295.7802.4544.5424.1251.3342.6355.9202.5175.6
Arson 983310747101176
per 100,000 34.030.711.511.54.00.030.317.129.844.548.931.527.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 559.8582.5583.3592.2635.0547.6405.7366.8402.4414.3417.9462.7459.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pascagoula detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 90 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Mississippi average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pascagoula, Mississippi average temperatures Pascagoula, Mississippi average precipitation Pascagoula, Mississippi humidity Pascagoula, Mississippi wind speed Pascagoula, Mississippi snowfall Pascagoula, Mississippi sunshine Pascagoula, Mississippi clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Pascagoula-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Pascagoula city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1982, a category F3 tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 92.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.4 miles away from Pascagoula center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 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 223.5 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 162.1 miles away from Pascagoula 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 189.2 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 Jackson County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pascagoula topographic map

Birthplace of: Jimmy Buffett - (born 1946), musician, Charles Sellier - Film director, Damien Dragonetti - Musician, Edgar Hull - Physician, Harry Walker - Baseball player and coach, Reggie Myles - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Oct 10, 1979), Shane Matthews - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Jun 1, 1970), Terrell Buckley - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jun 7, 1971), Toni Seawright - Child actor, Antonio Harvey - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Pascagoula:

  • MID DELTA HOSPICE II (4302 CHICOT STREET)
  • SEYAH HOSPICE CARE, INC PASCAGOULA (2111 OLD MOBILE HIGHWAY)
  • SINGING RIVER HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 2809 DENNY AV)
  • PLAZA COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (4403 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • PLAZA NURSING CENTER (4403 HOSPITAL RD)
  • SINGING RIVER HOSP SUBACUTE SE (2809 DENNY AVENUE)
  • SINGING RIVER DIALYSIS (4907 TELEPHONE RD)

Heliports located in Pascagoula:

  • Heliports: 6
See details about Heliports located in Pascagoula, MS

Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pascagoula:

  • University of South Alabama (about 32 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,228)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 37 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 46 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 54 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 57 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 69 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • William Carey University (about 79 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)

Public high schools in Pascagoula:

Private high school in Pascagoula:

  • RESURRECTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL - HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS (Students: 224, Location: 520 WATTS AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pascagoula:

Private elementary/middle school in Pascagoula:

  • RESURRECTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL - ELEMENTARY CAMPUS (Students: 336, Location: 3704 QUINN DR, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Pascagoula

Library in Pascagoula:

  • JACKSON-GEORGE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,884,882; Location: 3214 PASCAGOULA STREET; 246,163 books; 18,297 audio materials; 24,130 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 868 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pascagoula: Pascagoula River Pier (A), Shingle Mill Landing (B), Jackson County Fairground (C), Hickory Street Launch (D), Pascagoula River Park Boat Ramp (E), Clark Road Launch (F), Pascagoula Amtrak Station (G), Pascagoula Country Club (H), Pascagoula Library (I), Pascagoula City Hall (J), Jackson County Courthouse (K), Jackson County Civic Center (L), Pascagoula Fire Department Central Station (M), Jackson County Fire District Manager Office (N), Pascagoula Police Department (O), Jackson County Sheriff's Department Main Office (P), Jackson County Emergency Communications (Q), Mississippi Highway Patrol (R), Twelveth Street Recreation Complex (S), Old Spanish Fort Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Alco Shopping Center (1), Bel Air Shopping Center (2), Deep South Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pascagoula include: Asbury Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A), Woodlawn Baptist Church (B), Wesley Independent Methodist Church (C), Unity Baptist Church (D), Union Baptist Church (E), Spencer Memorial Baptist Church (F), Saint Peters Baptist Church (G), Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church (H), Saint Mary Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Spanish Fort Cemetery (1), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Irvin Lake (A), Krebs Lake (B), Lake Yazoo (C), Marsh Lake (D), Blue Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Chico (A), Singing River (B), Comynie Bayou (C), Pascagoula River (D), West Prong Bayou Casotte (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: U S Government - Interior Dept- Fish & Wildlife Service (Recreation Areas; 7200 Gautier Vancleave Road) (1), Dale's Game Room (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1431 Market Street) (2), Perry's Yamaha Center (Tours & Charters; 2010 Telephone Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Studio Inn (4419 Denny Avenue) (1), Howard Johnson (Hwy 90 And Hospital Row) (2), Howard Johnson Express (3800 Hospital Street) (3), Payless Motel (1725 Denny Avenue) (4), Lafont Inn (Highway 90) (5), Kings Inn Motel Inc (Highway 90) (6), Happy Days Inn (2802 Market Street) (7), Crown Inn (3500 14th Street) (8), Coast Motel (1407 Telephone Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Jackson County - Youth Court- Judge Sharon Sigalas (4903 Telephone Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Jackson 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 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.526. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.526
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.04
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00318. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00318
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Pascagoula in 2010:

  • 340 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in state prisons
  • 78 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 32 people in military ships
  • 25 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 25 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Pascagoula in 2000:

  • 758 people in military ships
  • 250 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 70 people in state prisons
  • 69 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Pascagoula, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Pascagoula (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank: Doctors Plaza Branch, Market Street Branch, Pascagoula Main Branch, Pascagoula East Branch. 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
  • Merchants & Marine Bank: at 3118 Pascagoula Street, Market Street Branch, Bel-Aire Shopping Center Branch. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $556.1 mil, Deposits: $476.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pascagoula Branch at 1114 Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1973/02/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Charter Bank: Pascagoula Branch at 1519 Jackson Ave, branch established on 2008/03/11. Info updated 2010/07/06: Bank assets: $99.5 mil, Deposits: $85.2 mil, headquarters in Biloxi, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Community Bank, Coast: Pascagoula Branch at 3419 Market Street, branch established on 2008/04/01. Info updated 2008/01/09: Bank assets: $389.7 mil, Deposits: $343.2 mil, headquarters in Biloxi, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • The First, A National Banking Association: Pascagoula Branch at 1126 Jackson Ave, Suite 101, branch established on 2004/08/20. 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
  • First Bank and Trust: First Bank And Trust Of Mississippi at 1703 Old Mobile Highway, branch established on 2006/06/01. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $760.5 mil, Deposits: $610.3 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Corporation
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 903 Jackson Ave, branch established on 1955/10/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $268.0 mil, Deposits: $176.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Pascagoula Branch at 1400 Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1977/04/04. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Mississippi average:

12.3

Pascagoula travel time to work - commute Pascagoula mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pascagoula city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,796127
Catholic12,43811
Mainline Protestant11,99635
Black Protestant3,27313
Other1,2549
None68,911-
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: 22
Jackson County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Jackson County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.7%
Mississippi:

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

11.9%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pascagoula:

48.1%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pascagoula:

45.0%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Pascagoula:

29.2
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pascagoula:

21.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Pascagoula:

55.1%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Pascagoula:

79.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pascagoula, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$45,052$41,5861$1,014
Other Government Administration 7$34,762$59,59212$363
Judicial and Legal 8$23,741$35,6120$0
Police Protection - Officers 63$253,314$48,2500$0
Police - Other 28$90,171$38,64517$13,426
Firefighters 56$234,947$50,3460$0
Fire - Other 1$3,516$42,1920$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$458
Parks and Recreation 18$49,775$33,18320$13,578
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$21,392$42,7840$0
Other and Unallocable 16$58,287$43,7151$1,240
Totals for Government 216$814,957$45,27552$30,079

Pascagoula government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $311,000 ($13.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,506,000 ($202.75)
    Gas Utilities: $4,413,000 ($198.57)
    General - Other: $3,106,000 ($139.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,830,000 ($127.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,442,000 ($109.88)
    Sewerage: $2,146,000 ($96.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,343,000 ($60.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,188,000 ($53.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,024,000 ($46.08)
    Central Staff Services: $810,000 ($36.45)
    Financial Administration: $787,000 ($35.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $397,000 ($17.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $389,000 ($17.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $178,000 ($8.01)
    Correctional Institutions: $163,000 ($7.33)
    General Public Buildings: $137,000 ($6.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000 ($9.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $114,000 ($5.13)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($2.16)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($2.11)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($1.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($1.08)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.54)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,664,000 ($389.85)

Pascagoula government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,629,000 ($163.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,169,000 ($97.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($4.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $52,000 ($2.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($2.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $112,000 ($5.04)
    All Other: $41,000 ($1.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $616,000 ($27.72)
    All Other: $239,000 ($10.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $731,000 ($32.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $543,000 ($24.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $94,000 ($4.23)
    Rents: $75,000 ($3.37)
    General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($1.12)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,301,000 ($238.53)
    Water Utilities: $2,265,000 ($101.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,570,000 ($250.63)
    All Other: $10,000 ($0.45)
  • Tax - Property: $6,233,000 ($280.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,091,000 ($49.09)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $134,000 ($6.03)

Pascagoula government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,445,000 ($649.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,796,000 ($620.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000 ($29.20)

Pascagoula government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,540,000 ($159.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,880,000 ($939.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,032,000 ($46.44)

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($749 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.13%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, MS  2.00% ($32,302 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.44% ($36,474)
from George County, MS  0.17% ($35,571)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($780 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.13%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, MS  2.04% ($29,296 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.47% ($38,424)
to George County, MS  0.21% ($42,893)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pascagoula:

  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pascagoula:

  • W205AP (88.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQYZ (92.5 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: GOLDEN GULF COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pascagoula:

  • WKFK-LP (Channel 7; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FRANCES S. SMITH DBA NCN CABLE ADVERTISING)
  • W51CU (Channel 51; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pascagoula fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 896m2,940ftTotal length
  • $12,141,000Total costs
  • 316,457Total average daily traffic
  • 39,781Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pascagoula, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pascagoula)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 184 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pascagoula, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pascagoula)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pascagoula)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 1 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 ORIGINATED33$112,43369$91,969230$104,93868$35,2333$2,238,85088$69,8500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$91,8765$65,85220$96,6863$74,2600$01$75,3202$40,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$89,00034$69,103113$97,71047$50,3830$012$59,1365$39,206
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$89,91321$101,41067$106,0628$71,5981$2,961,0008$67,6180$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$99,3685$76,56232$96,5401$94,6900$01$39,5600$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Pascagoula, MS

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$97,0783$133,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$136,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$108,6400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$82,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CITY OF PASCAGOULA (Population served: 23,692, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
JACKSON CO UTILITY AUTHORITY-WEST (Population served: 3,328, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 46 regular monitoring violations
JACKSON CO UTILITY AUTHORITY-EAST (Population served: 3,226, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
LUM CUMBEST FAMILY PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
KREBS TRAILER PLAZA (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 82 regular monitoring violations

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

  • WHISPERING PINES GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VANCLEAVE COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 246
  • Hazardous Condition: 133
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Pascagoula

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pascagoula, Mississippi:

  • Villager Premier Pascagoula, 4419 Denny Ave, Hwy 90, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39581 , Phone: (228) 696-9011, Fax: (228) 696-9012
  • Super 8 Motel Pascagoula, 4919 Denny Ave, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39581 , Phone: (228) 762-9491
  • Sapphire Suites, 1715 11th St, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39581 , Phone: (228) 217-1686
  • Hilton Garden Inn Pascagoula, 2703 Denny Ave, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567 , Phone: (228) 762-7182, Fax: (228) 762-7183
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pascagoula, Mississippi
Most common first names in Pascagoula, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29169.7 years
John24670.4 years
William22272.8 years
Mary21376.1 years
Robert19370.4 years
Charles15268.3 years
George11574.4 years
Joseph11069.6 years
Willie10574.0 years
Thomas10170.4 years
Most common last names in Pascagoula, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16973.1 years
Williams10969.3 years
Jones10372.7 years
Johnson9571.2 years
Davis8271.8 years
Miller6569.8 years
Brown6367.3 years
Goff5976.0 years
Walker5876.4 years
Clark5872.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Pascagoula, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Studio 61
FedEx4Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Jones New York1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS5
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House2
Lowe's1Walmart1

Pascagoula compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Pascagoula on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes 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 the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #34 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 that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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