Long Beach, Mississippi Population 2021

16,359
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Long Beach is a city located in Harrison County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 16,359, it is the 25th largest city in Mississippi and the 2190th largest city in the United States . Long Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 10.59% 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 1,595 people per square mile.

The average household income in Long Beach is $67,236 with a poverty rate of 14.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $151,400. The median age in Long Beach is 43.7 years, 39.6 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Long Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 86.62%
  • Black or African American: 7.75%
  • Asian: 3.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Long Beach, Mississippi is 16,359 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,792.

Long Beach, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,59886.62%
Black or African American1,2177.75%
Asian4853.09%
Two or More Races3582.28%
Some Other Race400.25%
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Long Beach Population by Race

Long Beach Population Pyramid $2021

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Long Beach Median Age

43.7


Total

39.6


Male

48.8


Female

Long Beach Adults

There are 12,244 adults, (3,159 of whom are seniors) in Long Beach.

Long Beach Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Long Beach Sex Ratio

Female

8,130

51.79%

Male

7,568

48.21%

Long Beach Population by Age

Long Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Long Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All62.8%37.2%
Female54.2%45.8%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Male39.8%60.2%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Long Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5452.3962.8
Married2,9093.0778.7
Non Family2,3021.1849.7
Female1,0123.1854.2
Male3222.5239.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Long Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2252.06%
9th to 12th Grade6445.90%
High School Graduate3,50232.08%
Some College3,06428.07%
Associates Degree1,19910.98%
Bachelors Degree1,38512.69%
Graduate Degree8968.21%
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Long Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Long Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,4348,7552,075
Black74971133
Hispanic36624088
Asian25825820
2+ Races1189275
Other Race4040

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 63.56%.

Long Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,624$43,640$33,873
Less Than 9th Grade$21,327$60,987$20,592
High School Graduate$32,144$36,760$27,413
Some College$37,623$43,443$31,452
Bachelors Degree$46,250$72,105$40,201
Graduate Degree$81,506$88,986$79,141

$38,624

Average Earnings

$43,640

Average Male

$33,873

Average Female

Long Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

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 4.84% of the population.

Long Beach Language

Long Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6561,27710.09%
Hispanic93744547.49%
Black1,21742234.68%
Multiple3586016.76%
Asian48571.44%

14.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Long Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Long Beach is Hispanic, with 47.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Long Beach is Asian, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.31%.

Long Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.89%
High School10.85%
Some College8.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Long Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.53%
Male Unemployed13.98%
Female Employed7.14%
Male Employed4.26%

Long Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Long Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,951$67,236
Families$66,481$80,978
Married Families$85,457-
Non Families$34,941$40,169
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Income by Household Type

Long Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

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 55-64, 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 Marital Status

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2,059

Number of Veterans

1,823

Male Veterans

236

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War725
Vietnam609
Second Gulf War494
Korea142
World War II17

Long Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54710
55 to 64416
75+379
65 to 74337
18 to 34217

Long Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,79216.79%
Black19225.23%
Hispanic5711.47%
2+ Races4722.82%
Other Race2870.00%

Long Beach Veterans by Race

Long Beach Veterans by Education

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8.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Long Beach Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Long Beach Employment by Age

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Long Beach Employment by Race

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Long Beach 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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44.59%

Born in Long Beach

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

2.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.71% of Long Beach residents were born in the United States, with 44.59% having been born in Mississippi. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Long Beach Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,3591681.04%
202016,1911681.05%
201916,0231681.06%
201815,8551871.19%
201715,6681450.93%
201615,523770.50%
201515,446900.59%
201415,356600.39%
201315,296400.26%
201215,256790.52%
201115,1773452.33%
201014,832-2,488-1.54%
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%

Long Beach Population by Year