Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2020

13,288

Moss Point is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 13,288, it is the 32nd largest city in Mississippi and the 2519th largest city in the United States. Moss Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -3.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,704 in 2010. Moss Point reached it's highest population of 19,321 in 1970. Spanning over 27 miles, Moss Point has a population density of 551 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moss Point is $56,236 with a poverty rate of 23.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $869 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in Moss Point is 44.9 years, 42.6 years for males, and 47.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Moss Point Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.14%
  • White: 25.62%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Moss Point, Mississippi is 13,288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,704.

Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,59571.14%
White3,45525.62%
Some Other Race2441.81%
Two or More Races1150.85%
Asian580.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.15%

Moss Point Population Pyramid 2020

Moss Point Median Age

44.9


Total

42.6


Male

47.3


Female

Moss Point Adults

There are 11,218 adults, (2,718 of whom are seniors) in Moss Point.

Moss Point Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Moss Point Sex Ratio

Female

6,837

50.69%

Male

6,650

49.31%

Moss Point Households and Families

Moss Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Moss Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
Male77.8%22.2%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female55.9%44.1%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2062.5771.1
Non Family2,0641.161.5
Married1,7333.0391
Female1,1074.1855.9
Male3023.9977.8

3.47

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Moss Point Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4584.59%
9th to 12th Grade7537.54%
High School Graduate3,52935.33%
Some College2,58325.86%
Associates Degree1,11911.20%
Bachelors Degree1,02010.21%
Graduate Degree5265.27%

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,0496,140824
White2,5722,391722
Hispanic260222
Other Race121121
Multiple Races5410
Asian39
Native American2020

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 white people with a rate of 28.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,981$31,908$26,078
Less Than High School$24,469$25,074$23,269
High School Grad$26,653$29,402$22,143
Some College$26,989$34,588$22,679
Bachelors Degree$33,241$39,115$31,830
Graduate Degree$68,214$$67,679

$27,981

Average Earnings

$31,908

Average Male

$26,078

Average Female

Moss Point Language

Moss Point Language by Age

Moss Point Language

96.67% of Moss Point residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Moss Point Poverty

Moss Point Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,5642,70728.30%
White3,1822347.35%
Hispanic47213929.45%
Multiple1152521.74%
Other244104.10%
Native20945.00%

23.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.88%

Male Poverty Rate

22.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moss Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Native, with 45.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Other, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.92%
High School21.46%
Some College17.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.01%
Female Unemployed37.74%
Female Employed12.23%
Male Employed10.97%

Moss Point Income

Moss Point Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,210$56,236
Families$52,558$70,746
Married Families$70,234-
Non Families$17,404$32,916

Moss Point Marital Status

Moss Point Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Moss Point Married by Age and Sex

Moss Point 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.

Moss Point Marital Status by Race

Moss Point Veterans

913

Number of Veterans

781

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam419
First Gulf War198
Korea103
Second Gulf War53
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64272
65 to 74256
35 to 54193
75+185
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
Black5146.45%
White35811.99%
Hispanic3610.59%
2 or More3259.26%
Indian945.00%

$Moss Point Veterans by Education

7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moss Point Employment Status

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Moss Point Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.12%

Born in Mississippi

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.41% of Moss Point residents were born in the United States, with 71.12% having been born in Mississippi. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,288-45-0.34%
201913,333-45-0.34%
201813,378-39-0.29%
201713,417-45-0.33%
201613,462-73-0.54%
201513,535-71-0.52%
201413,606350.26%
201313,571-63-0.46%
201213,634-68-0.50%
201113,702320.23%
201013,670-2,181-1.47%
200015,851-1,986-1.17%
199017,837-1,161-0.63%
198018,998-323-0.17%
197019,32112,69011.29%
19606,6312,8495.78%
19503,7827402.20%
19403,042-298-0.47%
19203,3402860.90%
19103,0541,2545.43%
19001,8000.00%