Moss Point Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Moss Point, MS

General Moss Point Information

State: Mississippi

County: Jackson County

Close cities: Wade, MS, Gautier, MS, Big Point, MS, Vancleave, MS, Hickory Hills, MS, Pascagoula, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Helena, MS, Escatawpa, MS, Gulf Park Estates, MS

Moss Point Population (census data)
Total 14,199 (-9.7% since 2000)
Male 6,772 (47.7%)
Female 7,427 (52.3%)

Population Density: 568 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.7 (US Avg is 100)

Moss Point Elevation: 22 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1901

Land Area: 25.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,904

Zip Codes: 39562, 39563, and 39581.

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Moss Point Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (70.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (27.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (5.5%)
  • Irish (2.9%)
  • English (2.5%)
  • German (2.1%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.4%)
  • French (1.3%)

Local Moss Point Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey: , Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Southern Mississippi, University of South Alabama,

Moss Point School Information

High Schools
East Central High School (21700 Slider Road, Moss Point, MS, 39562 - Jackson County School District District)
Magnolia Junior High School (4630 Magnolia Street, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
Moss Point High School (4913 Weems Street, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
Middle Schools
East Central Middle School (5404 Hurley-Wade Road, Moss Point, MS, 39562 - Jackson County School District District)
Elementary Schools
East Central Upper Elementary (5400 Hurley-Wade Road, Moss Point, MS, 39562 - Jackson County School District District)
East Park Elementary School (4025 McCall Street, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
Kreole Elementary School (6312 Martin Luther King Drive, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
Orange Lake Elementary School (9717 Old Stage Road, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
West Elementary School (3524 Prentiss Street, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Charlotte Hyatt School (4524 Welch Street, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)
Escatawpa School (4924 Church Street, Moss Point, MS, 39563 - Moss Point Separate School District District)

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