Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2024

11,739

Moss Point is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. Moss Point has a 2024 population of 11,739. Moss Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,123 in 2020.

The average household income in Moss Point is $59,124 with a poverty rate of 19.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Moss Point is 41.5 years, 37 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Moss Point Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 74.48%
  • White: 18.82%
  • Other race: 5.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
24.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
486.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.17% (-384)
The current population of Moss Point, Mississippi is 11,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,123.

Moss Point, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American9,06674.48%
White2,29118.82%
Other race6345.21%
Two or more races1711.4%
Asian70.06%
Native American40.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Moss Point Population by Race

Moss Point Population Pyramid 2024

Moss Point Median Age

41.5

Total

37

Male

44.9

Female

Moss Point Adults

There are 9,566 adults, (2,438 of whom are seniors) in Moss Point.

Moss Point Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Moss Point Sex Ratio

Female6,30251.77%
Male5,87148.23%

Moss Point Population by Age

Moss Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6222.674.725.3
Non Family1,6851.1767.332.7
Married1,5193.4484.515.5
Female1,0023.4367.432.6
Male4163.3486.513.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Moss Point Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5065.95%
9th to 12th Grade5496.46%
High School Graduate2,90234.14%
Some College2,29927.05%
Associates Degree93210.96%
Bachelors Degree98611.6%
Graduate Degree3263.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black6,5715,760903
White1,6571,508397
Hispanic170909
Other Race158820
2+ Races998411
Asian771
Native American400

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.96%.

Moss Point Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,041$37,188$31,526
Less Than 9th Grade$16,983$0$17,414
High School Graduate$26,131$33,705$20,956
Some College$34,954$41,273$33,314
Bachelors Degree$32,354$29,405$33,300
Graduate Degree$56,250$93,047$48,333

$33,041

Average Earnings

$37,188

Average Male

$31,526

Average Female

Moss Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moss Point Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Moss Point Language

97.1% of Moss Point residents speak only English, while 2.9% 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 Language

Moss Point Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9,0021,75719.52%
Hispanic49323848.28%
White2,03921810.69%
Other63419831.23%
Multiple1719656.14%

19.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.05%

Male Poverty Rate

21.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moss Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is Multiple, with 56.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moss Point is White, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.53%.

Moss Point Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.55%
High School20.05%
Some College12.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Moss Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.28%
Male Unemployed19.68%
Female Employed13.06%
Male Employed8.58%

Moss Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moss Point Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$44,779$59,124
Families$55,982$66,654
Married Families$79,479$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,552$43,070

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Moss Point Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Moss Point Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Moss Point Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

543

Number of Veterans

460

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War189
Second Gulf War187
Vietnam165
Korea8
World War II0

Moss Point Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54168
65 to 74148
18 to 3478
55 to 6475
75+74

Moss Point Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black4115.61%
White1166.19%
2+ Races1616.16%
Hispanic134.85%

Moss Point Veterans by Race

Moss Point Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moss Point Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Moss Point Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Moss Point Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Moss Point Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.39%

Born in Moss Point

98.8%

Native Born

1.2%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.8% of Moss Point residents were born in the United States, with 76.39% having been born in Mississippi. 0.67% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,259-96-0.85%
202811,355-96-0.84%
202711,451-96-0.83%
202611,547-96-0.82%
202511,643-96-0.82%
202411,739-96-0.81%
202311,835-96-0.8%
202211,931-133-1.1%
202112,064-59-0.49%
202012,123-1,203-9.03%
201913,326-86-0.64%
201813,412-43-0.32%
201713,455-46-0.34%
201613,501-68-0.5%
201513,569-67-0.49%
201413,636440.32%
201313,592-58-0.42%
201213,650-62-0.45%
201113,712410.3%
201013,671-2,180-13.75%
200015,851-1,986-11.13%
199017,837-1,161-6.11%
198018,998-323-1.67%
197019,32112,690191.37%
19606,6312,84975.33%
19503,78274024.33%
19403,042-298-8.92%
19203,3402869.36%
19103,0541,25469.67%
19001,80000%
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Moss Point Population by Year