Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waveland is 7,038. Waveland, Mississippi is the 3,960th largest city in the US.
Waveland is located entirely in Hancock County.
The peak population of Waveland was in 2000, when its population was 7,968. In 2000, Waveland was the 3,250th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,960th largest city in the US. Waveland is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Waveland has shrunk 11.6% since the year 2000. Waveland, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Waveland, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,592. The voting age population is 44.7% male and 55.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.3% of the residents of Waveland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waveland are 82.1% White, 13.3% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waveland, 14.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.2%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in Waveland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.1% of Waveland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.7% of Waveland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.6% have a bachelor's degree and 9.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waveland residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waveland is 10.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waveland, 13.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waveland is $43,860.
In Waveland, 64.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.9% of housing units in Waveland.
Of all the housing units in Waveland, 5.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Waveland, 42.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waveland is $806.
In Waveland, 74.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|3950||Trinity, North Carolina||7,072||5.1%|
|3952||Canton, New York||7,064||18.4%|
|3956||West Miami, Florida||7,058||20.2%|
|3958||Church Hill, Tennessee||7,049||18.3%|
|3962||Barrington, New Jersey||7,029||-0.6%|
|3966||Mountainside, New Jersey||7,014||6.1%|
|3152||Bay St. Louis||10,009||-12.3%|
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