Pascagoula, Mississippi Population 2021

21,599
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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.

Pascagoula Demographics

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

  • White: 57.14%
  • Black or African American: 35.10%
  • Other race: 4.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pascagoula, Mississippi is 21,599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,749.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,392.

Pascagoula, Mississippi Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Pascagoula Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,46157.14%
Black or African American7,65635.10%
Some Other Race1,0234.69%
Two or More Races3271.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2271.04%
Asian1150.53%
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Pascagoula Population by Race

Pascagoula Population Pyramid $2021

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Pascagoula Median Age

36.6


Total

35.4


Male

37.3


Female

Pascagoula Adults

There are 16,590 adults, (3,113 of whom are seniors) in Pascagoula.

Pascagoula Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pascagoula Sex Ratio

Female

11,269

51.67%

Male

10,540

48.33%

Pascagoula Population by Age

Pascagoula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pascagoula Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Male45.1%54.9%
Female32.2%67.8%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pascagoula Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4152.554.6
Non Family3,5501.1648.7
Married2,6853.2878.5
Female1,7233.632.2
Male4574.1345.1

3.41

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Pascagoula Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6394.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,3889.57%
High School Graduate4,56031.45%
Some College3,69625.49%
Associates Degree1,77112.21%
Bachelors Degree1,4389.92%
Graduate Degree1,0086.95%
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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
White8,3127,5101,895
Black4,4093,679450
Hispanic1,4861,071104
Other Race5273239
2+ Races155120
Native American14611312
Asian804811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.80%.

Pascagoula Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,838$45,933$25,440
Less Than 9th Grade$30,625$37,500$15,698
High School Graduate$22,906$41,229$16,230
Some College$37,510$48,071$27,355
Bachelors Degree$43,498$45,660$41,321
Graduate Degree$61,397$110,052$53,450

$32,838

Average Earnings

$45,933

Average Male

$25,440

Average Female

Pascagoula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pascagoula Language by Age

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Pascagoula Language

87.51% of Pascagoula residents speak only English, while 12.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.59% of the population.

Pascagoula Language

Pascagoula Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,3443,24144.13%
White10,3821,28512.38%
Hispanic2,80971825.56%
Other1,01416716.47%
Native19211358.85%
Multiple3248325.62%
Asian113119.73%

25.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.96%

Male Poverty Rate

28.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pascagoula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pascagoula is Native, with 58.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pascagoula is Asian, with 9.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.37%.

Pascagoula Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.34%
High School21.76%
Some College20.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Pascagoula Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.23%
Female Unemployed39.70%
Female Employed14.57%
Male Employed5.51%

Pascagoula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pascagoula Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,887$58,209
Families$52,240$73,311
Married Families$76,050-
Non Families$25,871$35,820
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Income by Household Type

Pascagoula Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

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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1,248

Number of Veterans

1,177

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam464
First Gulf War352
Second Gulf War164
Korea49
World War II28

Pascagoula Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74354
35 to 54319
55 to 64261
75+253
18 to 3461

Pascagoula Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8738.73%
Black3526.53%
2+ Races2311.79%
Hispanic191.05%

Pascagoula Veterans by Race

Pascagoula Veterans by Education

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18.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pascagoula Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

11.7%

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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63.88%

Born in Pascagoula

93.79%

Native Born

6.21%

Foreign Born

4.32%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.79% of Pascagoula residents were born in the United States, with 63.88% having been born in Mississippi. 4.32% 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

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

Pascagoula Population by Year