A small city located in Mississippi, Biloxi has a population of slightly less than 46,000. At an average age of just over 37, the city's population ranks around the middle compared to other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 37. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in Biloxi, and 56% of residents are renting despite an average rent of $873 per month, which exceeds the state average by $86 a month.
There are two primary industries in Biloxi: entertainment and retail. Together, these industries account for 15% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Biloxi workers earn an average annual income of about $57K, around $3,000 more than the average Mississippi resident. However, Biloxi compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Biloxi has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (8%). In addition, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.
With an average commute time of about 21 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Biloxi residents have found that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Many residents (40%) drive their car to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Few residents (6%) commute to work on foot, though the number far exceeds the national average.