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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pascagoulawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pascagoula
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.
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