Biloxi, Mississippi Population 2020

46,370
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Biloxi is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 46,370, it is the 4th largest city in Mississippi (after Jackson, Gulfport, and Southaven) and the 847th largest city in the United States. Biloxi is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 5.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,054 in 2010. Biloxi reached it's highest population of 50,644 in 2000. Spanning over 68 miles, Biloxi has a population density of 1,079 people per square mile.

The average household income in Biloxi is $61,084 with a poverty rate of 20.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $156,700. The median age in Biloxi is 35 years, 32.8 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.6 males.

Biloxi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Biloxi was:

  • White: 67.65%
  • Black or African American: 21.45%
  • Asian: 4.62%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Biloxi, Mississippi is 46,370, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 45,968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 44,054.

Biloxi, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020403,1392,9390.73%
2019400,2002,9390.73%
2018397,2612,9390.74%
2017394,3223,5420.90%
2016390,7802,4360.62%
2015388,3442,5880.67%
2014385,7563,7900.98%
2013381,9663,2450.85%
2012378,7212,9250.77%
2011375,7964,3991.17%
2010371,3970.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,82667.65%
Black or African American9,77421.45%
Asian2,1054.62%
Two or More Races1,9194.21%
Some Other Race7891.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.07%
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Biloxi Population Pyramid 2020

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Biloxi Median Age

35


Total

32.8


Male

37.5


Female

Biloxi Adults

There are 35,314 adults, (6,720 of whom are seniors) in Biloxi.

Biloxi Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Biloxi Sex Ratio

Female

21,953

48.18%

Male

23,615

51.82%

Biloxi Households and Families

Biloxi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Biloxi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.1%43.9%
Male42.8%57.2%
All42.3%57.7%
Female32%68%
Non Family31.7%68.3%

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9542.3742.3
Married7,3033.1556.1
Non Family7,2141.2231.7
Female2,4283.3232
Male1,0092.5742.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Biloxi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5075.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,3527.93%
High School Graduate8,10627.32%
Some College6,73522.70%
Associates Degree3,67512.38%
Bachelors Degree4,74415.99%
Graduate Degree2,5548.61%
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Biloxi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,96618,0245,634
Black5,4554,572833
Hispanic2,3791,851445
Asian1,342947264
Multiple Races56244183
Other Race53840492
Native American1127953

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 47.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,773$39,236$24,273
Less Than High School$16,736$19,311$13,476
High School Grad$24,121$27,806$20,086
Some College$32,814$42,442$22,320
Bachelors Degree$41,599$51,250$31,353
Graduate Degree$69,630$95,208$67,988

$31,773

Average Earnings

$39,236

Average Male

$24,273

Average Female

Biloxi Language

Biloxi Language by Age

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Biloxi Language

88.82% of Biloxi residents speak only English, while 11.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.79% of the population.

Biloxi Poverty

Biloxi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0783,78114.50%
Black9,1583,48638.07%
Hispanic3,66072919.92%
Multiple1,76129916.98%
Asian1,97223211.76%
Other78219024.30%
Islander3131100.00%
Native1241814.52%

20.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.07%

Male Poverty Rate

22.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Biloxi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Biloxi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Biloxi is Asian, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.85%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.36%
High School16.16%
Some College14.99%
Bachelors or Greater6.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.74%
Male Unemployed22.93%
Female Employed12.60%
Male Employed8.21%

Biloxi Income

Biloxi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,972$61,084
Families$55,384$72,440
Married Families$73,145-
Non Families$31,931$41,825
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Biloxi Marital Status

Biloxi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Biloxi Married by Age and Sex

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Biloxi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Biloxi Marital Status by Race

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Biloxi Veterans

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4,822

Number of Veterans

4,154

Male Veterans

668

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,684
Vietnam1,580
Second Gulf War1,422
Korea292
World War II107
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,605
55 to 64932
65 to 74842
75+827
18 to 34616
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,84016.92%
Black71711.79%
Hispanic25410.08%
Asian1137.23%
2 or More8815.15%
Other457.91%
Indian1917.59%

Biloxi Veterans by Education

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10.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Biloxi Employment Status

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.62%

Born in Mississippi

91.92%

Native Born

8.08%

Foreign Born

4.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.92% of Biloxi residents were born in the United States, with 44.62% having been born in Mississippi. 4.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202046,3702010.44%
201946,1692010.44%
201845,9681050.23%
201745,8632010.44%
201645,6621930.42%
201545,4695211.16%
201444,9482180.49%
201344,7301200.27%
201244,6101790.40%
201144,4311640.37%
201044,267-6,377-1.34%
200050,6444,3250.90%
199046,319-2,992-0.62%
198049,3118250.17%
197048,4864,4330.96%
196044,0536,6281.64%
195037,42519,9507.91%
194017,4752,6251.64%
193014,8503,9133.11%
192010,9372,8883.11%
19108,0492,5823.94%
19005,4672,2335.39%
18903,2340.00%