Biloxi, MS

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Living in Biloxi

Biloxi is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 46,212 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Biloxi is the fifth largest community in Mississippi.

Biloxi real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Biloxi house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Biloxi is a military town: the armed forces employs 11.50% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Accommodation and Arts are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 13.31% and 13.10% of the civilian workforce respectively.

Biloxi is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The education level of Biloxi citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.59% of adults in Biloxi have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Biloxi in 2018 was $25,389, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,556 for a family of four. However, Biloxi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Biloxi is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Biloxi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Biloxi residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Biloxi include Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Biloxi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.