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Pascagoula is a city in Jackson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Pascagoula River, which was named for an Indian term for "bread people"
The latitude of Pascagoula is 30.365N. The longitude is -88.556W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,865.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pascagoula demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Biloxi-Gulfport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39567 ZIP code.
7% of Pascagoula residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pascagoula ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pascagoula was $16,891, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Pascagoula residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pascagoula, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $767.
Libraries in Pascagoula include East Central Public Library, Pascagoula Public Library ... View libraries
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pascagoula political report.
The average commute time for Pascagoula workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pascagoula between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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