Pass Christian is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 6,075 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pass Christian is the 72nd largest community in Mississippi. Much of the housing stock in Pass Christian was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Pass Christian economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Pass Christian, where the median household income is $46,779.00.
Pass Christian real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Pass Christian house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Pass Christian is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pass Christian is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pass Christian who work in office and administrative support (13.15%), management occupations (11.58%), and sales jobs (11.04%).
Pass Christian 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.
Being a small city, Pass Christian does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Pass Christian citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.62% of adults in Pass Christian have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pass Christian in 2010 was $27,353, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,412 for a family of four. However, Pass Christian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pass Christian is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pass Christian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pass Christian residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pass Christian include French, German, English, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pass Christian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Italian.