MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Waveland, MS

Waveland, MS is located in Hancock County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Waveland is about 6,302 with about 286 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 24,276.

The Average Home Value is $143,500.00, which is roughly 36% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 24% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,169.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Waveland is about 9.1%.

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Hancock County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 72.08% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 76.98%
Democratic: 21.49%
Libertarian: 0.87%
Other: 0.55%
Green: 0.11%


Nearby Locations

Waveland, MS (6.46 mi.)
Kiln, MS (7.06 mi.)
Bay St Louis, MS (7.97 mi.)
Diamondhead, MS (7.97 mi.)
Pearlington, MS (8.89 mi.)
Pass Christian, MS (13.62 mi.)
Pass Christin, MS (13.62 mi.)
Pass Chris, MS (13.62 mi.)
Long Beach, MS (19.17 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39520, 39576
Latitude : 30.334086
Longitude : -89.497042
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 4 ft.
Area Code(s) : 228

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 41.88%
Female Population Estimate : 42.52%
Median Age : 38.1
Male Median Age : 36.4
Female Median Age : 39.8

White Population Estimate : 72.11%
Black Population Estimate : 10.51%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.37%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.46%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.27%
Other Population Estimate : 1.30%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Waveland specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hancock County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Hancock County: About 124 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Hancock County is about 41% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 57% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.