Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2021

13,216
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Moss Point is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 13,216, it is the 32nd largest city in Mississippi and the 2531st largest city in the United States . Moss Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -3.56% 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 548 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moss Point is $62,560 with a poverty rate of 22.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $867 per month, and the median house value is $90,800. 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 Point was:

  • Black or African American: 69.80%
  • White: 25.29%
  • Other race: 2.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.54%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Moss Point, Mississippi is 13,216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,417.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,704.

Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,38969.80%
White3,40225.29%
Some Other Race3812.83%
Two or More Races2071.54%
Asian410.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.23%
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Moss Point Population by Race

Moss Point Population Pyramid $2021

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Moss Point Median Age

42.3


Total

40.3


Male

45


Female

Moss Point Adults

There are 10,943 adults, (2,509 of whom are seniors) in Moss Point.

Moss Point Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Moss Point Sex Ratio

Female

6,690

49.74%

Male

6,761

50.26%

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
Married89.7%10.3%
All72.1%27.9%
Male71.2%28.8%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female58.1%41.9%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moss Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1022.6172.1
Non Family1,8391.1362.9
Married1,8333.1689.7
Female1,0693.9858.1
Male3613.371.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Moss Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4154.28%
9th to 12th Grade7207.43%
High School Graduate3,13732.36%
Some College2,61526.97%
Associates Degree1,22012.58%
Bachelors Degree1,11011.45%
Graduate Degree4784.93%
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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
Black6,7715,880870
White2,6422,470718
Hispanic202198
Other Race126126
2+ Races547
Native American3127
Asian21

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 white people with a rate of 27.18%.

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,691$29,274$26,763
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$35,515$21,518
High School Graduate$24,514$25,625$22,074
Some College$26,987$34,058$25,638
Bachelors Degree$33,077$38,750$31,776
Graduate Degree$81,170$81,471$80,385

$27,691

Average Earnings

$29,274

Average Male

$26,763

Average Female

Moss Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moss Point Language by Age

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Moss Point Language

97.66% of Moss Point residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Moss Point Language

Moss Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3532,50326.76%
White3,2562628.05%
Multiple20713364.25%
Hispanic3035317.49%
Other381143.67%
Native311445.16%

22.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.72%

Male Poverty Rate

20.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moss Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Multiple, with 64.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Other, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.24%.

Moss Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.31%
High School21.08%
Some College17.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Moss Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.39%
Female Unemployed25.70%
Male Employed11.52%
Female Employed10.00%

Moss Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moss Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,173$62,560
Families$56,219$74,296
Married Families$77,011-
Non Families$20,711$40,729
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Income by Household Type

Moss Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

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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754

Number of Veterans

600

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam315
First Gulf War159
Second Gulf War72
Korea48
World War II9

Moss Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74247
55 to 64203
35 to 54177
75+120
18 to 347

Moss Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3955.13%
White31810.81%
2+ Races3157.41%
Hispanic2911.98%
Native American1032.26%

Moss Point Veterans by Race

Moss Point Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moss Point Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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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70.89%

Born in Moss Point

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Moss Point residents were born in the United States, with 70.89% having been born in Mississippi. 0.65% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,216-67-0.50%
202013,283-67-0.50%
201913,350-67-0.50%
201813,417-33-0.25%
201713,450-40-0.30%
201613,490-72-0.53%
201513,562-68-0.50%
201413,630420.31%
201313,588-59-0.43%
201213,647-64-0.47%
201113,711380.28%
201013,673-2,178-1.47%
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%

Moss Point Population by Year