Pass Christian is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 5,882 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Pass Christian is the 61st largest community in Mississippi. Pass Christian has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Pass Christian, where the median household income is $57,011.00.
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 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.
Pass Christian is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.64% of adults in Pass Christian have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Pass Christian in 2018 was $32,035, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,140 for a family of four. However, Pass Christian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pass Christian is a very 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 English, Irish, German, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Pass Christian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Vietnamese.