The small city of Pascagoula, Mississippi is home to approximately 22,000 residents. With an average age of just over 37, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in Mississippi, which has an average age of 37. By a small 54%-46% margin, homeowners slightly outnumber renters in Pascagoula. At $769 a month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
Many Pascagoula residents work in one of two industries: manufacturing and retail. Together, these industries account for 16% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the city. Pascagoula workers take home an average annual income of nearly $52,000, about the same as those elsewhere in the state. However, Pascagoula compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Pascagoula has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). Furthermore, 7% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Averaging about 19 minutes, Pascagoula's commute time outperforms the state average of about 23 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 38% of workers, while public transportation is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.