Waveland, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 6,488 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
Males: 3,344  (51.5%)
Females: 3,144  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39576.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,519 (it was $33,304 in 2000)
Waveland:

$30,519
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,150 (it was $16,413 in 2000)

Waveland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $123,656 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Waveland:

$123,656
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $662.

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  • Races in Waveland, MS (2010)

    Waveland races chart
    • 5,04278.4%White alone
    • 84513.1%Black alone
    • 2463.8%Hispanic
    • 1592.5%Two or more races
    • 951.5%Asian alone
    • 330.5%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Waveland: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.2%), French (11.5%), German (9.9%), United States (6.2%), Italian (5.4%), West Indian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 6.81 square miles.

Population density: 953 people per square mile   (low).

Waveland, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Waveland:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waveland city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

160 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Waveland, Mississippi as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waveland to the number of sex offenders is 593 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: $970 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $840 (0.9%)

Waveland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (19.9 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (46.0 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (361.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Shoreline Park, MS (1.6 miles ), Bay St. Louis, MS (1.7 miles ), Henderson Point, MS (2.4 miles) , Diamondhead, MS (2.6 miles ), Pass Christian, MS (2.9 miles ), Kiln, MS (3.0 miles ), DeLisle, MS (3.0 miles ), Pearlington, MS (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 120 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 88 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2006: 192 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2007: 223 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2008: 141 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2009: 66 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $177,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.29 N, Longitude: 89.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -604 (-9.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 492 (18.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

Waveland household income distribution Waveland home values distribution

Crime rates in Waveland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 20100000
per 100,000 29.80.014.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20132023
per 100,000 29.80.014.843.735.30.039.353.6
Robberies 310322225
per 100,000 44.7148.444.429.135.327.739.389.4
Assaults 393222967
per 100,000 44.7133.644.429.1388.1124.8117.9125.2
Burglaries 6340655887654572
per 100,000 939.6593.7961.7844.11,534.9901.3883.91,287.6
Thefts 301260258304320300285303
per 100,000 4,489.23,859.33,817.14,424.45,645.74,159.75,598.15,418.5
Auto thefts 1916152026271110
per 100,000 283.4237.5221.9291.1458.7374.4216.1178.8
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.6) 356.2272.6287.1294.2463.4278.8352.4396.3

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Crime rate in Waveland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 26 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.47
Mississippi average:

2.20
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Waveland, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Waveland city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waveland-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 177.4 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 325.9 miles away from Waveland 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 138.2 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 249.1 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 163.6 miles away from Waveland 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 184.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Waveland:

  • DUNBAR VILLAGE TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS)
  • HOTEL REED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BAY ST LOUIS, MS)
  • FMC BAY ST LOUIS S. MS KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DIAMONDHEAD, MS)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE NURSING CENTE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DIAMONDHEAD, MS)
  • MIRAMAR LODGE NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • MIRAMAR LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • DIXIE WHITE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)

Amtrak stations near Waveland:

  • 4 miles: BAY ST. LOUIS (303 S. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 19 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waveland:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 37 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 8,320)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 40 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of New Orleans (about 45 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 48 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 49 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 51 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 51 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

Public elementary/middle school in Waveland:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Waveland: Holy Cross Boys Camp (A), Fairview Campground (B), Waveland Library (C), Waveland Civic Center (D), Waveland City Hall (E), Waveland Fire Department Gulfside Station (F), Waveland Fire Department Coleman Station (G), Waveland Police Department (H), Bay Saint Louis City Police Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waveland include: Waveland United Methodist Church (A), Saint Claires Catholic Church (B), Lutheran Church of the Pines (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), Central Baptist Church (F), Church of the Living God (G), Little Zion Baptist Church (H), Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Mud Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waveland include: Elwood Memorial Park (1), Buccaneer State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Waveland Hospitality Center (905 Highway 90).

Hotels: Travel Express Inn (467 Highway 90), Lott William E (443 Highway 90), Budget Inn (521 Highway 90), Budget Inn Motel (521 Highway 90), Texan Motel (443 Highway 90), Coast Inn & Suites (404 Highway 90), Travelrest Motel (521 Highway 90), Waveland Resort Inn (404 Highway 90).

Courts: Waveland City - Municipal Court (Highway 90), Bay St Louis City - Court Department (229 Old Spanish Trail).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.83
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.91
U.S.:

9.14

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

CITY OF WAVELAND (Population served: 6,450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 353 regular monitoring violations
HANCUA-PEARLINGTON (Population served: 0, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
HANCOCK COUNTY UTILITY AUTHORITY (Population served: 0, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.0%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
17 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
7 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Waveland, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Waveland compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Waveland (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank: Waveland Branch at 529 Highway 90, branch established on 2008/06/13. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Waveland Branch at 460 Highway 90, branch established on 2008/11/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi: Waveland Branch at 470 Highway 90, branch established on 2004/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $800.3 mil, Deposits: $468.1 mil, headquarters in Biloxi, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Waveland city (based on Hancock County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

30.6%
Mississippi:

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

13.3%
State:

14.4%
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 2$7,984$47,9040$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,130$60,5207$5,525
Judicial and Legal 5$7,720$18,5281$800
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,159$37,7396$3,806
Police - Other 5$17,903$42,9671$886
Firefighters 8$25,672$38,5089$9,048
Fire - Other 2$8,778$52,6680$0
Streets and Highways 9$12,712$16,9490$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,876$23,2561$180
Water Supply 6$22,630$45,2600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,800$33,6000$0
Totals for Government 51$150,364$35,38025$20,245

Waveland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $330,000 ($50.86)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($13.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($3.85)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($3.55)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,140,000 ($175.71)
    Sewerage: $1,029,000 ($158.60)
    Water Utilities: $783,000 ($120.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $726,000 ($111.90)
    Fire Protection: $688,000 ($106.04)
    Regular Highways: $507,000 ($78.14)
    Gas Utilities: $292,000 ($45.01)
    Central Staff Services: $198,000 ($30.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($20.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($19.27)
    General Public Buildings: $120,000 ($18.50)
    Health Services - Other: $117,000 ($18.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $110,000 ($16.95)
    Libraries: $74,000 ($11.41)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($10.94)
    Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($0.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($18.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $238,000 ($36.68)
    Water Utilities: $182,000 ($28.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($19.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($7.71)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($4.62)
    General Public Building: $28,000 ($4.32)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($3.70)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.08)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000,000 ($462.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Waveland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $992,000 ($152.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $213,000 ($32.83)
    All Other: $67,000 ($10.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($2.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($1.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $166,000 ($25.59)
    All Other: $75,000 ($11.56)
    Public Welfare: $40,000 ($6.17)
    General Support: $15,000 ($2.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $440,000 ($67.82)
    Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($14.49)
    Rents: $28,000 ($4.32)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $884,000 ($136.25)
    Gas Utilities: $413,000 ($63.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,873,000 ($288.69)
    All Other: $150,000 ($23.12)
  • Tax - Property: $886,000 ($136.56)
    Public Utilities: $224,000 ($34.53)
    NEC: $104,000 ($16.03)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Waveland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,847,000 ($438.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,000,000 ($154.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,507,000 ($232.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $340,000 ($52.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,699,000 ($878.39)

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

Here:

8.75%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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

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


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

Here:

7.61%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Waveland:

  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WQFX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: WALKING BY FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waveland:

  • WQRZ-LP (103.5 FM; BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO ASSOC., INC.)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJZD (94.5 FM; LONG BEACH, MS; Owner: WJZD, 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.)
  • WXYK (107.1 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Waveland:

  • 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)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
Waveland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waveland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $53,000Total costs
  • 700Total average daily traffic
  • 48Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,050Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waveland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waveland, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waveland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 361DS , Serial Number: 40.261
    Registrant (Corporation): Waveland Equipment Leasing LLC, 202 Bienville Dr, Waveland, MS 39576
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 447DD , Serial Number: 4636371, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Scott M Favre Public Adjuster LLC, 565 Gladstone St, Waveland, MS 39576
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79932 , Serial Number: 17258259, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Discovery Aviation LLC, 926 Highway 90, Waveland, MS 39576

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$128,02814$105,34339$130,17413$58,80912$105,6911$67,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$14,6003$147,2377$102,2892$25,8153$100,4771$76,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$149,1504$71,96826$155,98910$28,1613$72,4901$88,130
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$133,7652$114,47016$125,3563$26,7701$100,6501$20,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$104,8202$146,2802$91,7851$10,4300$01$98,560

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,4002$149,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$135,5901$115,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$30,7701$81,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$81,880

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 92
  • Hazardous Condition: 49

Incident types - Waveland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waveland, MS
Most common first names in Waveland, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5773.0 years
William4874.1 years
Mary4274.2 years
Joseph3476.9 years
Robert3466.9 years
James3369.6 years
Charles2273.0 years
Thomas2171.2 years
George1868.8 years
Edward1876.3 years
Most common last names in Waveland, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bourgeois3374.5 years
Smith2277.6 years
Ladner1974.0 years
Johnson1375.6 years
Williams1177.7 years
Fayard967.0 years
Nelson977.4 years
Ruhr973.8 years
Thomas871.8 years
Brown872.0 years
Businesses in Waveland, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
KFC1Waffle House1
Lowe's1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's2

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  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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