Waveland, MS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Waveland, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
6,336
Unemployment
10.3%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$137,800
Median Income
$43,860
Median Rent
$806

Waveland SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
4

Waveland, MS Crime Report

331
Total Crimes
5,218.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
110.70%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waveland
/ 100k People
Mississippi
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 331 5,218.4 2,653.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 3 47.3 277.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 11.2 5.0
Robbery 1 15.8 57.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 31.5 184.6 250.2
Property Crime 328 5,171.1 2,375.8 2,109.9
Burglary 26 409.9 627.0 340.5
Larceny 289 4,556.2 1,555.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 13 205.0 193.1 219.9

Waveland, MS Cost Of Living

89
Waveland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waveland Mississippi National Average
Overall 89 84 100
Services 98 94 100
Groceries 97 94 100
Health 91 91 100
Housing 69 63 100
Transportation 98 90 100
Utilities 93 95 100

Waveland, MS Photos

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Rankings for Waveland in Mississippi

Map Of Waveland, MS

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Population over time in Waveland

Year Population % Change
2019 6,336 -0.3%
2018 6,358 -0.4%
2017 6,382 -1.1%
2016 6,454 0.1%
2015 6,449 -0.2%
2014 6,463 -0.4%
2013 6,487 -0.1%
2012 6,492 -0.2%
2011 6,504 0.2%
2010 6,490 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waveland

White
80.9% (5,127)
African American
13.3% (841)
American Indian
0.2% (13)
Asian
0.6% (40)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (148)
Hispanic
2.6% (167)
Race Waveland MS USA
White 80.9% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 13.3% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Waveland

Female
54.5% (3,452)
Male
45.5% (2,883)
Gender Waveland MS USA
Female 54.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waveland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (190)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (696)
High School / GED
30.0% (1,900)
Some College
23.0% (1,457)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (506)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (1,077)
Master's Degree
6.0% (380)
Professional Degree
2.0% (126)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Waveland MS USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waveland, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
12.8% (81,298)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (15,588)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (58,515)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.3% (103,121)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (80,099)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.8% (112,474)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (88,972)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (57,556)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (19,665)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (16,307)
Income Waveland MS USA
Less than $10,000 12.8% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.3% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.8% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 3.0% 7.7%

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