Pascagoula, Mississippi Population 2022

21,549
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Pascagoula is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. Pascagoula has a 2020 population of 21,549. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Pascagoula is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -3.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,302 in 2010.

The average household income in Pascagoula is $58,209 with a poverty rate of 24.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $114,300. The median age in Pascagoula is 36.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Pascagoula Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pascagoulawas:

  • White: 54.42%
  • Black or African American: 34.63%
  • Other race: 6.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pascagoula, Mississippi is 21,549 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,549.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,302.

Pascagoula, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010389,3240.00%
2011393,7444,4201.12%
2012396,8033,0590.77%
2013399,9403,1370.78%
2014403,8413,9010.97%
2015406,6042,7630.68%
2016408,8652,2610.55%
2017412,7543,8890.94%
2018414,6861,9320.47%
2019417,6652,9790.71%
2020420,6442,9790.71%
2021423,6232,9790.70%

Pascagoula Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,82654.42%
Black or African American7,52634.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1740.80%
Asian1760.81%
Some Other Race1,3156.05%
Two or More Races7153.29%
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Pascagoula Population by Race

Pascagoula Population Pyramid 2022

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Pascagoula Median Age

35.7


Total

33.3


Male

37.1


Female

Pascagoula Adults

There are 16,180 adults, (3,406 of whom are seniors) in Pascagoula.

Pascagoula Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pascagoula Sex Ratio

Female

10,787

49.64%

Male

10,945

50.36%

Pascagoula Population by Age

Pascagoula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pascagoula Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All56.4%43.6%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female35.2%64.8%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pascagoula Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1522.5656.4
Married2,7743.4775.8
Male3714.5146.9
Female1,5913.5835.2
Non Family3,4161.1451.7

3.54

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Pascagoula Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5283.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,3379.59%
High School Graduate4,59132.92%
Some College3,63126.04%
Associates Degree1,63211.70%
Bachelors Degree1,42610.23%
Graduate Degree8005.74%
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Pascagoula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pascagoula Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian867134
Native American1117727
White7,4756,6131,713
Black4,3023,647365
Hispanic1,7601,463121
Other Race65352512
2+ Races391377

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.53%.

Pascagoula Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,694$46,541$26,116
Less Than 9th Grade$22,431$28,446$16,308
High School Graduate$24,403$43,661$15,918
Some College$37,355$45,781$28,715
Bachelors Degree$44,214$51,938$42,704
Graduate Degree$61,875$102,625$48,750

$33,694

Average Earnings

$46,541

Average Male

$26,116

Average Female

Pascagoula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pascagoula Language by Age

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Pascagoula Language

84.69% of Pascagoula residents speak only English, while 15.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.32% of the population.

Pascagoula Language

Pascagoula Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,1642,74638.33%
Native1725833.72%
Multiple68121231.13%
Hispanic3,5471,02828.98%
White9,5871,35614.14%
Asian173158.67%
Other130NaN%

24.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.97%

Male Poverty Rate

26.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pascagoula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pascagoula is Black, with 38.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pascagoula is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.10%.

Pascagoula Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.39%
High School23.33%
Some College18.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.98%

Pascagoula Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.87%
Male Unemployed44.08%
Female Employed12.28%
Female Unemployed41.79%

Pascagoula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pascagoula Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,167$60,213
Families$59,583$79,422
Married Families$81,094-
Non Families$26,161$32,580
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Income by Household Type

Pascagoula Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pascagoula Married by Age and Sex

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Pascagoula Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pascagoula Marital Status by Race

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Pascagoula Marital Status

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1,202

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War182
First Gulf War343
Vietnam505
Korea171
World War II14

Pascagoula Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3462
35 to 54273
55 to 64266
65 to 74295
75+306

Pascagoula Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7307.91%
Black3165.86%
Other Race10.13%
2+ Races15529.36%
Hispanic371.75%

Pascagoula Veterans by Race

Pascagoula Veterans by Education

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17.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pascagoula Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pascagoula Employment by Age

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Pascagoula Employment by Race

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Pascagoula 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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64.17%

Born in Pascagoula

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

3.24%

Non Citizen

2.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.71% of Pascagoula residents were born in the United States, with 64.17% having been born in Mississippi. 3.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pascagoula Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,3790.00%
19206,0822,7036.05%
19304,339-1,743-3.32%
19405,9001,5613.12%
195010,8054,9056.24%
196017,1556,3504.73%
197027,26410,1094.74%
198029,3182,0540.73%
199025,899-3,419-1.23%
200026,2003010.12%
201022,302-3,898-1.60%
201122,290-12-0.05%
201222,173-117-0.52%
201322,093-80-0.36%
201422,178850.38%
201522,004-174-0.78%
201621,861-143-0.65%
201721,773-88-0.40%
201821,749-24-0.11%
201921,699-50-0.23%
202021,649-50-0.23%
202121,599-50-0.23%
202221,549-50-0.23%

Pascagoula Population by Year