Picayune Information

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

General Picayune Information

State: Mississippi

County: Pearl River County

Close cities: Pass Christian, MS, Picayune, MS, Carriere, MS, Neill, MS, Poplarville, MS, Nicholson, MS, Perkinston, MS, Kiln, MS

Picayune Population (census data)
Total 11,591 (+9.7% since 2000)
Male 5,251 (45.3%)
Female 6,340 (54.7%)

Population Density: 985 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.0 (US Avg is 100)

Picayune Elevation: 61 feet above sea level

Land Area: 11.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,083

Zip Codes: 39466.

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Picayune Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.4%)
  • Black (35.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (14.4%)
  • German (8.0%)
  • Irish (8.0%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • French (6.4%)
  • Italian (2.9%)

Local Picayune Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, , Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: , Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Southern Mississippi,

Picayune School Information

High Schools
Picayune Junior High School (702 Goodyear Boulevard, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)
Picayune Memorial High School (800 Fifth Avenue, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)
Elementary Schools
Nicholson Elementary School (1887 Highway 11 South, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)
Roseland Park Elementary School (1610 Gilcrease Street, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)
South Side Elementary School (1500 Rosa Street, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)
South Side Lower Elementary School (400 South Beech Street, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)
West Side Elementary School (111 Kirkwood Street, Picayune, MS, 39466 - Picayune School District District)

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