Escatawpa, Mississippi Population 2024

3,520

Escatawpa is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. Escatawpa has a 2024 population of 3,520. Escatawpa is currently growing at a rate of 4.17% annually and its population has increased by 19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,958 in 2020.

The average household income in Escatawpa is $51,953 with a poverty rate of 15.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Escatawpa is 50.3 years, 50.1 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Escatawpa Demographics

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

  • White: 79.25%
  • Black or African American: 18.89%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
527.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19% (562)
The current population of Escatawpa, Mississippi is 3,520 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,958.

Escatawpa, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,56779.25%
Black or African American61218.89%
Native American240.74%
Two or more races210.65%
Other race150.46%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Escatawpa Population by Race

Escatawpa Population Pyramid 2024

Escatawpa Median Age

50.3

Total

50.1

Male

53

Female

Escatawpa Adults

There are 2,770 adults, (932 of whom are seniors) in Escatawpa.

Escatawpa Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Escatawpa Sex Ratio

Female1,85757.33%
Male1,38242.67%

Escatawpa Population by Age

Escatawpa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4362.2678.221.8
Non Family7031.271.628.4
Married4963.1491.58.5
Female2083.6379.820.2
Male292.830100

3.18

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Escatawpa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1114.13%
9th to 12th Grade43916.33%
High School Graduate1,25246.56%
Some College2499.26%
Associates Degree31111.57%
Bachelors Degree28210.49%
Graduate Degree451.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Escatawpa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Escatawpa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1781,782298
Black46931529
Native American24240
Other Race15150
2+ Races330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.68%.

Escatawpa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,633$37,656$38,958
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,224$32,380$0
Some College$48,565$61,452$48,148
Bachelors Degree$41,250$0$40,547
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$38,633

Average Earnings

$37,656

Average Male

$38,958

Average Female

Escatawpa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Escatawpa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Escatawpa Language

100% of Escatawpa residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Escatawpa Language

Escatawpa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5282449.65%
Black61221434.97%
Native2424100%
Multiple21838.1%

15.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Escatawpa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Escatawpa is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Escatawpa is White, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.71%.

Escatawpa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.73%
High School12.94%
Some College4.46%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Escatawpa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed82.95%
Female Employed11.58%
Male Employed4.76%

Escatawpa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Escatawpa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$33,529$51,953
Families$64,354$72,848
Married Families$81,204$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,815$28,571

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Escatawpa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Escatawpa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Escatawpa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Escatawpa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Escatawpa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

262

Number of Veterans

262

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea72
Vietnam41
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War14
World War II0

Escatawpa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+130
65 to 7463
55 to 6438
35 to 5431
18 to 340

Escatawpa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White24310.8%
Native American1145.83%
Other Race853.33%

Escatawpa Veterans by Race

Escatawpa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Escatawpa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.9%

Labor Force Participation

33.7%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

Escatawpa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Escatawpa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Escatawpa 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

66.29%

Born in Escatawpa

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Escatawpa residents were born in the United States, with 66.29% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Escatawpa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,5201414.17%
20233,3791404.32%
20223,2392859.65%
20212,954-4-0.14%
20202,95870131.06%
20192,257-554-19.71%
20182,811-430-13.27%
20173,241-341-9.52%
20163,582-243-6.35%
20153,825-23-0.6%
20143,8481413.8%
20133,707-150-3.89%
20123,8572516.96%
20113,606-116-3.12%
20103,72200%

Escatawpa Population by Year