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Waveland is a city in Hancock County, in the Gulfport-Biloxi metro area.

The latitude of Waveland is 30.286N. The longitude is -89.376W.

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

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,820.


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Median household income
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$33,304
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waveland demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Buccaneer State Park

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Waveland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waveland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waveland was $16,413, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Waveland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waveland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $784.


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Libraries in Waveland include Waveland Library ... View libraries

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Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waveland political report.

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The average commute time for Waveland workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Waveland include Coast Inn & Suites.

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