Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2022

13,149
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Moss Point is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. Moss Point has a 2020 population of 13,149. Moss Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -3.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,673 in 2010.

The average household income in Moss Point is $62,560 with a poverty rate of 19.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $96,400. The median age in Moss Point is 42.3 years, 40.3 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Moss Point Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 74.25%
  • White: 19.69%
  • Other race: 4.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Moss Point, Mississippi is 13,149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,149.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,673.

Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,63819.69%
Black or African American9,94774.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.23%
Asian230.17%
Some Other Race5664.23%
Two or More Races1911.43%
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Moss Point Population by Race

Moss Point Population Pyramid 2022

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Moss Point Median Age

42.5


Total

37.8


Male

47.1


Female

Moss Point Adults

There are 10,718 adults, (2,432 of whom are seniors) in Moss Point.

Moss Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Moss Point Sex Ratio

Female

6,583

49.14%

Male

6,813

50.86%

Moss Point Population by Age

Moss Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moss Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
Male78.5%21.5%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Female64.1%35.9%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moss Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2072.5576.3
Married1,8183.0791.1
Male4053.4478.5
Female1,1353.6664.1
Non Family1,8491.1668.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Moss Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3944.08%
9th to 12th Grade6166.38%
High School Graduate3,15032.61%
Some College2,66027.53%
Associates Degree1,26613.10%
Bachelors Degree1,19712.39%
Graduate Degree3783.91%
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Moss Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races926945
White2,1071,983602
Hispanic18618245
Black7,3026,456927
Asian1411
Other Race101101
Native American3127

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.91%.

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,511$33,471$28,522
Less Than 9th Grade$31,528$$21,591
High School Graduate$26,404$28,490$20,380
Some College$32,764$36,383$29,082
Bachelors Degree$28,526$26,793$31,932
Graduate Degree$80,952$80,997$80,625

$30,511

Average Earnings

$33,471

Average Male

$28,522

Average Female

Moss Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moss Point Language by Age

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Moss Point Language

98.43% of Moss Point residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Moss Point Language

Moss Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native311961.29%
Multiple1919047.12%
Black9,9212,26522.83%
White2,5421957.67%
Other13NaN%
Hispanic265134.91%

19.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.24%

Male Poverty Rate

19.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moss Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Native, with 61.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Hispanic, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.02%.

Moss Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.24%
High School17.57%
Some College15.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Moss Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.52%
Male Unemployed24.68%
Female Employed7.87%
Female Unemployed22.80%

Moss Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moss Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,763$65,491
Families$60,024$74,423
Married Families$81,515-
Non Families$27,152$47,128
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Income by Household Type

Moss Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Moss Point Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Moss Point Marital Status

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677

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War101
First Gulf War165
Vietnam277
Korea39
World War II3

Moss Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 54192
55 to 64133
65 to 74239
75+102

Moss Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2058.99%
Black3984.92%
Native American619.35%
2+ Races6873.91%
Hispanic5927.96%

Moss Point Veterans by Race

Moss Point Veterans by Education

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4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moss Point Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Moss Point Employment by Age

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Moss Point Employment by Race

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Moss Point 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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72.81%

Born in Moss Point

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Moss Point residents were born in the United States, with 72.81% having been born in Mississippi. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moss Point Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,8000.00%
19103,0541,2545.43%
19203,3402860.90%
19403,042-298-0.47%
19503,7827402.20%
19606,6312,8495.78%
197019,32112,69011.29%
198018,998-323-0.17%
199017,837-1,161-0.63%
200015,851-1,986-1.17%
201013,673-2,178-1.47%
201113,711380.28%
201213,647-64-0.47%
201313,588-59-0.43%
201413,630420.31%
201513,562-68-0.50%
201613,490-72-0.53%
201713,450-40-0.30%
201813,417-33-0.25%
201913,350-67-0.50%
202013,283-67-0.50%
202113,216-67-0.50%
202213,149-67-0.51%

Moss Point Population by Year