Pascagoula is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. With a 2020 population of 21,599, it is the 19th largest city in Mississippi and the 1742nd largest city in the United States . Pascagoula is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,392 in 2010. Pascagoula reached it's highest population of 29,318 in 1980. Spanning over 25 miles, Pascagoula has a population density of 1,405 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pascagoula is $58,209 with a poverty rate of 25.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $752 per month, and the median house value is $110,900. The median age in Pascagoula is 36.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.