Moss Point is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 13,704 at the 2010 census,down from 17,653 at the 2000 census. Moss Point is home to Trent Lott International Airport and the Mississippi Export Railroad.
Moss Point is in southeastern Jackson County, on the east side of the Pascagoula River. It is bordered to the south by the city of Pascagoula, the c county seat, and to the north by unincorporated Escatawpa. The Escatawpa River flows east-west through the city into the Pascagoula River.
SIGHTS AND ACTIVITIES
Pascagoula River Audubon Center
Adventure awaits at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point. The Center is the educational gateway to exploring nature and bayou habitats by offering educational programming for school groups while featuring local nature themes, a step back in time with the historic trolley ticket booth and Scout Hut, and hands-on learning opportunities to fit your needs. Daytime visitors can discover the outdoors on the nature trails, bayou pier, bird feeders, critter tanks, art gallery, kayak rentals, gift shop and more! Visit PRAC to plan your next school or private adventure.
Grand Bay National Refuge
Scenic and beautiful, the Grand Bay National Refuge offers trails that cut through the swath of grass that covers the Gulf Coastal Plain. Hundreds of species of different animals live among the borders of the refuge, and you may catch a glimpse of some of them if you walk the trails. Restaurants are also in the area, so you can replenish your energy after a day spent on the wooden pathways.
Moss Point is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moss Point who work in office and administrative support (10.21%), sales jobs (8.23%), and maintenance occupations (8.15%).
Popular Real Estate
- City Center
- Big Point / Hurley
- Frederick St / Macphelah Rd
- Shortcut Rd / Temple St
- Tanner Williams Rd / Ramie Farm Rd
- Orange Grove / Missala
- Griffin St / Dantzler St
- Kreole / East Moss Point
- Escatawpa / Helena
Average real estate costs are in the 59,000 to 280,000 dollar range, with some homes extending into the million-dollar range. The median home cost is 98,000 dollars.
Moss Point’s per capita income is $24,517, with 21.57% of the population having obtained a college degree. Moss Point’s poverty rate is 23.14%, with the impoverished population living in neighborhoods established in different areas of the city.