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Moss Point is a city in Jackson County, in the Pascagoula metro area.

The latitude of Moss Point is 30.411N. The longitude is -88.534W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,327.


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Median household income
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$32,075
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Moss Point demographic reports
Moss Point is on the Escatawpa River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 143. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 9.2 per 1,000 people.

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3% of Moss Point residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moss Point ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moss Point was $15,537, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Moss Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Moss Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $708.


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Libraries in Moss Point include Moss Point City Library ... View libraries

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Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moss Point political report.

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The average commute time for Moss Point workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Moss Point between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Moss Point include Best Western, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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