Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Population 2024

11,759

Bay St. Louis is a city located in Hancock County Mississippi. Bay St. Louis has a 2024 population of 11,759. Bay St. Louis is currently growing at a rate of 5.21% annually and its population has increased by 24.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,433 in 2020.

The average household income in Bay St. Louis is $109,104 with a poverty rate of 17.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bay St. Louis is 51.6 years, 51.3 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Bay St. Louis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bay St. Louis was:

  • White: 76.06%
  • Black or African American: 16.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Other race: 2.8%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
14.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
800.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
24.66% (2,326)
The current population of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi is 11,759 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,433.

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,44576.06%
Black or African American1,59816.33%
Two or more races3503.58%
Other race2742.8%
Asian1211.24%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bay St. Louis Population by Race

Bay St. Louis Population Pyramid 2024

Bay St. Louis Median Age

51.6

Total

51.3

Male

51.8

Female

Bay St. Louis Adults

There are 8,204 adults, (2,490 of whom are seniors) in Bay St. Louis.

Bay St. Louis Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay St. Louis Sex Ratio

Female5,27953.93%
Male4,50946.07%

Bay St. Louis Population by Age

Bay St. Louis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5382.1176.323.7
Married2,2482.5193.56.5
Non Family1,4651.1673.926.1
Female7132.7830.669.4
Male1122.4255.444.6

2.48

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bay St. Louis Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2242.96%
9th to 12th Grade2853.77%
High School Graduate1,77923.52%
Some College1,64521.74%
Associates Degree88111.65%
Bachelors Degree1,46219.33%
Graduate Degree1,28917.04%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bay St. Louis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bay St. Louis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,0445,8342,582
Black99672683
Other Race2282070
Hispanic15012152
2+ Races13813065
Asian12112121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.1%.

Bay St. Louis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,609$65,475$35,768
Less Than 9th Grade$30,602$29,412$0
High School Graduate$35,503$51,189$23,036
Some College$50,652$81,538$25,547
Bachelors Degree$42,917$48,654$38,625
Graduate Degree$69,873$82,364$68,497

$47,609

Average Earnings

$65,475

Average Male

$35,768

Average Female

Bay St. Louis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bay St. Louis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bay St. Louis Language

97.65% of Bay St. Louis residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Bay St. Louis Language

Bay St. Louis Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,31588412.08%
Black1,50179052.63%
Other2744616.79%

17.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

20.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay St. Louis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay St. Louis is Black, with 52.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay St. Louis is White, with 12.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.98%.

Bay St. Louis Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.42%
High School18.84%
Some College9.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Bay St. Louis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.17%
Male Unemployed15.91%
Female Employed6.79%
Male Employed4.74%

Bay St. Louis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bay St. Louis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,508$109,104
Families$76,107$113,778
Married Families$101,203$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,842$93,574

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bay St. Louis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay St. Louis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bay St. Louis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bay St. Louis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bay St. Louis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

714

Number of Veterans

666

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam441
First Gulf War262
Second Gulf War250
Korea38
World War II0

Bay St. Louis Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74362
35 to 54170
75+124
55 to 6458
18 to 340

Bay St. Louis Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White67910.56%
Black353.13%

Bay St. Louis Veterans by Race

Bay St. Louis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay St. Louis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bay St. Louis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bay St. Louis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bay St. Louis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.31%

Born in Bay St. Louis

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Bay St. Louis residents were born in the United States, with 47.31% having been born in Mississippi. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bay St. Louis Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,6665814.12%
202814,0855824.31%
202713,5035814.5%
202612,9225824.72%
202512,3405814.94%
202411,7595825.21%
202311,1775815.48%
202210,5966256.27%
20219,9715385.7%
20209,433-4,611-32.83%
201914,0445273.9%
201813,5174863.73%
201713,0314863.87%
201612,5455954.98%
201511,9505975.26%
201411,3536145.72%
201310,7395104.99%
201210,2294634.74%
20119,7664424.74%
20109,3241,11513.58%
20008,2091461.81%
19908,0631722.18%
19807,8911,13916.87%
19706,7521,67933.1%
19605,0734529.78%
19504,62148311.67%
19404,13841411.12%
19303,72469122.78%
19203,033-355-10.48%
19103,38851617.97%
19002,87200%
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Bay St. Louis Population by Year