Biloxi, Mississippi Population 2021

46,524
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Biloxi is a city located in Harrison County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 46,524, it is the 4th largest city in Mississippi (after Jackson, Gulfport, and Southaven) and the 850th largest city in the United States . Biloxi is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 5.61% 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 1,082 people per square mile.

The average household income in Biloxi is $64,560 with a poverty rate of 19.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $864 per month, and the median house value is $161,700. The median age in Biloxi is 35.7 years, 33.5 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Biloxi Demographics

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

  • White: 70.01%
  • Black or African American: 20.24%
  • Asian: 5.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Biloxi, Mississippi is 46,524 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 46,056.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 44,054.

Biloxi, Mississippi Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021423,6232,9790.70%
2020420,6442,9790.71%
2019417,6652,9790.71%
2018414,6861,9320.47%
2017412,7543,8890.94%
2016408,8652,2610.55%
2015406,6042,7630.68%
2014403,8413,9010.97%
2013399,9403,1370.78%
2012396,8033,0590.77%
2011393,7444,4201.12%
2010389,3240.00%

Biloxi Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,14170.01%
Black or African American9,29220.24%
Asian2,3205.05%
Two or More Races1,6033.49%
Some Other Race4210.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1070.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.05%
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Biloxi Population by Race

Biloxi Population Pyramid $2021

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Biloxi Median Age

35.7


Total

33.5


Male

37.8


Female

Biloxi Adults

There are 36,000 adults, (6,979 of whom are seniors) in Biloxi.

Biloxi Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Biloxi Sex Ratio

Female

22,326

48.63%

Male

23,580

51.37%

Biloxi Population by Age

Biloxi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Biloxi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.4%40.6%
Male46.2%53.8%
All44%56%
Non Family32.4%67.6%
Female26.2%73.8%

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Biloxi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9232.3944
Married7,7253.1459.4
Non Family7,0011.2232.4
Female2,2393.326.2
Male9582.7646.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Biloxi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3874.57%
9th to 12th Grade2,2997.58%
High School Graduate8,33027.45%
Some College6,95622.92%
Associates Degree3,53711.66%
Bachelors Degree5,12216.88%
Graduate Degree2,7148.94%
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Biloxi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Biloxi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,67118,5786,039
Black5,4254,739876
Hispanic2,2061,826504
Asian1,5541,107331
2+ Races56647374
Other Race2861655
Native American977045

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 46.39%.

Biloxi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,619$40,762$24,110
Less Than 9th Grade$18,568$19,766$12,500
High School Graduate$25,518$30,309$18,845
Some College$31,638$41,846$20,210
Bachelors Degree$48,352$63,240$38,898
Graduate Degree$70,522$95,370$52,446

$32,619

Average Earnings

$40,762

Average Male

$24,110

Average Female

Biloxi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Biloxi Language by Age

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Biloxi Language

89.34% of Biloxi residents speak only English, while 10.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Biloxi Language

Biloxi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,2463,99614.67%
Black8,6522,92633.82%
Hispanic3,53682723.39%
Multiple1,43231121.72%
Asian2,17326712.29%
Other41918644.39%
Islander2222100.00%
Native1072018.69%

19.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.82%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

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 12.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.08%.

Biloxi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.92%
High School17.04%
Some College13.44%
Bachelors or Greater7.59%

Biloxi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.17%
Male Unemployed22.98%
Female Employed12.79%
Male Employed8.23%

Biloxi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Biloxi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,137$64,560
Families$59,278$77,024
Married Families$76,775-
Non Families$29,613$42,377
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Income by Household Type

Biloxi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 35-44.

Biloxi Marital Status by Race

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Biloxi Marital Status

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4,837

Number of Veterans

4,241

Male Veterans

596

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,682
First Gulf War1,577
Second Gulf War1,427
Korea265
World War II111

Biloxi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,583
65 to 741,050
55 to 64879
75+812
18 to 34513

Biloxi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,72915.74%
Black76613.34%
Hispanic31313.05%
Asian1729.64%
2+ Races12521.29%
Other Race238.13%
Native American2223.40%

Biloxi Veterans by Race

Biloxi Veterans by Education

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9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Biloxi Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Biloxi Employment by Age

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Biloxi Employment by Race

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Biloxi Employment by Education

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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43.02%

Born in Biloxi

92.74%

Native Born

7.26%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.74% of Biloxi residents were born in the United States, with 43.02% having been born in Mississippi. 3.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Biloxi Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202146,5241560.34%
202046,3681560.34%
201946,2121560.34%
201846,056420.09%
201746,0142450.54%
201645,7692110.46%
201545,5585401.20%
201445,0182340.52%
201344,7841350.30%
201244,6491960.44%
201144,4531800.41%
201044,273-6,371-1.34%
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%

Biloxi Population by Year