Long Beach, Mississippi Population 2020

16,082
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Long Beach is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 16,082, it is the 25th largest city in Mississippi and the 2206th largest city in the United States. Long Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 8.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,792 in 2010. Long Beach reached it's highest population of 17,320 in 2000. Spanning over 11 miles, Long Beach has a population density of 1,568 people per square mile.

The average household income in Long Beach is $64,332 with a poverty rate of 15.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $943 per month, and the median house value is $141,500. The median age in Long Beach is 41.9 years, 39.8 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Long Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 85.46%
  • Black or African American: 8.85%
  • Asian: 3.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Long Beach, Mississippi is 16,082, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,824.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,792.

Long Beach, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,27185.46%
Black or African American1,3748.85%
Asian6023.88%
Two or More Races2451.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.14%
Some Other Race160.10%
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Long Beach Population Pyramid 2020

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Long Beach Median Age

41.9


Total

39.8


Male

45


Female

Long Beach Adults

There are 12,060 adults, (2,650 of whom are seniors) in Long Beach.

Long Beach Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Long Beach Sex Ratio

Female

7,842

50.50%

Male

7,687

49.50%

Long Beach Households and Families

Long Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Long Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
All59.7%40.3%
Male56.3%43.8%
Female52.6%47.4%
Non Family44.6%55.4%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3572.4459.7
Married2,8973.1273.9
Non Family2,2201.2444.6
Female9523.0552.6
Male2882.8256.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Long Beach Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2432.28%
9th to 12th Grade5495.16%
High School Graduate3,20630.12%
Some College3,33431.33%
Associates Degree1,07510.10%
Bachelors Degree1,30612.27%
Graduate Degree9308.74%
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Long Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9708,3631,990
Black90386972
Hispanic33123696
Asian2962608
Multiple Races13111179
Native American2121
Other Race1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 60.31%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,689$41,049$32,298
Less Than High School$20,114$55,217$17,083
High School Grad$31,770$35,229$30,613
Some College$36,920$40,034$31,870
Bachelors Degree$45,599$54,818$35,347
Graduate Degree$61,875$86,786$44,888

$36,689

Average Earnings

$41,049

Average Male

$32,298

Average Female

Long Beach Language

Long Beach Language by Age

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Long Beach Language

92.46% of Long Beach residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Long Beach Poverty

Long Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,4251,33410.74%
Black1,35652538.72%
Hispanic82335543.13%
Multiple2454819.59%
Asian602437.14%
Native2121100.00%

15.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.20%

Male Poverty Rate

14.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Long Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Long Beach is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Long Beach is Asian, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.52%
High School14.75%
Some College8.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.70%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.95%
Male Unemployed9.93%
Female Employed7.96%
Male Employed6.70%

Long Beach Income

Long Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,925$64,332
Families$64,591$76,961
Married Families$82,785-
Non Families$34,688$38,712
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Long Beach Marital Status

Long Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Long Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Long Beach 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 45-54.

Long Beach Marital Status by Race

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Long Beach Veterans

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2,019

Number of Veterans

1,839

Male Veterans

180

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War695
Vietnam565
Second Gulf War554
Korea161
World War II28
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54745
55 to 64449
75+365
65 to 74274
18 to 34186
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,75517.05%
Black22123.14%
2 or More4322.99%
Hispanic143.04%

Long Beach Veterans by Education

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7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Long Beach Employment Status

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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44.99%

Born in Mississippi

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

2.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.56% of Long Beach residents were born in the United States, with 44.99% having been born in Mississippi. 2.41% 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
202016,0821290.81%
201915,9531290.82%
201815,8242071.33%
201715,6171290.83%
201615,488750.49%
201515,413830.54%
201415,330530.35%
201315,277350.23%
201215,242730.48%
201115,1693402.29%
201014,829-2,491-1.54%
200017,3201,5160.92%
199015,8047,8377.09%
19807,9671,7972.59%
19706,1701,4002.61%
19604,7702,0675.84%
19502,7031,2036.07%
19401,5000.00%