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Population in 2012: 6,518 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
Males: 3,272  (50.2%)
Females: 3,246  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39576.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,037 (it was $33,304 in 2000)
Waveland:

$28,037
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,841

Waveland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,453 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Waveland:

$136,453
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,018; Detached houses: $151,504; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,975; Mobile homes: $51,553

Median gross rent in 2012: $719.

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  • White alone - 5,042 (78.4%)
  • Black alone - 845 (13.1%)
  • Hispanic - 246 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 159 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 95 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waveland: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (13.9%), Irish (13.6%), German (13.4%), Italian (5.1%), English (4.7%), West Indian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 6.81 square miles.

Population density: 957 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Waveland:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 18.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waveland city:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

191 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.9%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Waveland, Mississippi as of November 21, 2014.
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 2012: $885 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $793 (0.6%)

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: -693 (-10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 390 (15.1%)

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 100,000 939.6593.7961.7844.11534.9901.3883.91287.6
Thefts 301260258304320300285303
per 100,000 4489.23859.33817.14424.45645.74159.75598.15418.5
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 rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.6) 356.6272.9287.4294.5463.9279.1352.7396.7

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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

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Waveland, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Waveland, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Waveland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% 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 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 79.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waveland topographic map

Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Waveland, 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.

Local government website: WWW.CITYOFWAVELAND.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waveland:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 38 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,824)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 40 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (about 44 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,371)
  • University of New Orleans (about 44 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (about 48 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Delgado Community College (about 49 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 49 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Public elementary/middle school in Waveland:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • destroyed 8/29/2005

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 3.83. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.83
U.S.:

12.31
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59

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

CITY OF WAVELAND (Population served: 6674, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-22-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waveland, MS


17 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
7 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Waveland compared to Mississippi state average:

Waveland, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waveland travel time to work - commute


Waveland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • 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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.19%
Here46.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents62.9%15.7%6.2%5.4%3.0%
Congregations21.4%26.2%16.7%9.5%2.4%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.4%0.8%0.5%0.6%
Congregations4.8%4.8%4.8%2.4%7.1%
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: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
Mississippi:

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

13.3%
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 1$5,166$61,9920$0
Other Government Administration 9$30,544$40,7250$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,388$34,1640$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$63,148$32,9476$1,264
Police - Other 1$2,794$33,5280$0
Firefighters 15$24,592$19,6741$1,158
Fire - Other 3$9,866$39,4640$0
Streets and Highways 8$18,144$27,2160$0
Health 4$6,362$19,0860$0
Sewerage 4$8,626$25,8780$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,916$22,9920$0
Water Supply 4$11,096$33,2880$0
Gas Supply 6$12,950$25,9000$0
Other and Unallocable 4$8,438$25,3141$631
Totals for Government 87$215,030$29,6598$3,053

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $330,000 ($50.63)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($13.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($3.84)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($3.53)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,140,000 ($174.90)
    Sewerage: $1,029,000 ($157.87)
    Water Utilities: $783,000 ($120.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $726,000 ($111.38)
    Fire Protection: $688,000 ($105.55)
    Regular Highways: $507,000 ($77.78)
    Gas Utilities: $292,000 ($44.80)
    Central Staff Services: $198,000 ($30.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($20.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($19.18)
    General Public Buildings: $120,000 ($18.41)
    Health Services - Other: $117,000 ($17.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $110,000 ($16.88)
    Libraries: $74,000 ($11.35)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($10.89)
    Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($0.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($17.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $238,000 ($36.51)
    Water Utilities: $182,000 ($27.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($19.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($7.67)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($4.60)
    General Public Building: $28,000 ($4.30)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($3.68)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.07)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000,000 ($460.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $992,000 ($152.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $213,000 ($32.68)
    All Other: $67,000 ($10.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($2.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($1.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $166,000 ($25.47)
    All Other: $75,000 ($11.51)
    Public Welfare: $40,000 ($6.14)
    General Support: $15,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $440,000 ($67.51)
    Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($14.42)
    Rents: $28,000 ($4.30)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $884,000 ($135.62)
    Gas Utilities: $413,000 ($63.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,873,000 ($287.36)
    All Other: $150,000 ($23.01)
  • Tax - Property: $886,000 ($135.93)
    Public Utilities: $224,000 ($34.37)
    NEC: $104,000 ($15.96)
    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 ($436.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,000,000 ($153.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,507,000 ($231.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $340,000 ($52.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,699,000 ($874.35)

11.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.73%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.13%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harrison County, MS  3.32% ($39,947 average AGI)
from St. Bernard Parish, LA  1.14% ($34,585)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.79% ($42,654)


25.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

25.40%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harrison County, MS  3.72% ($34,467 average AGI)
to Pearl River County, MS  1.72% ($32,914)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.15% ($38,036)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Waveland, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 49
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 35
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 92
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $53,000
Total average daily traffic: 700
Total average daily truck traffic: 48
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,050

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&T1Rite Aid1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Lowe's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1
RadioShack1

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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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