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Wiggins is a city in Stone County, in the Gulfport-Biloxi metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Wiggins is 30.858N. The longitude is -89.135W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 262 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,213.


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Median household income
Local
$26,597
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wiggins demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.

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6% of Wiggins residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wiggins ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wiggins was $13,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Wiggins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wiggins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.


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Libraries in Wiggins include Stone County Library ... View libraries

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

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

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Hotels in Wiggins include Best Western Woodstone.

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