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Area Code 228 Detailed Profile

Area Code 228 Summary
Area code 228 is assigned to Mississippi
Latitude: 30.413108
Longitude: -89.012315
Population: 357,341
Area: 1422.58 sq. miles
Land: 1404.34 sq. miles
Water: 18.24 sq. miles
Population Density: 254.46 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 20.1 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 228 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 50,000
Biloxi (70,772)
Gulfport (81,658)
  
Towns with population under 50,000
Bay Saint Louis (17,277)
Diamondhead (5,886)
Gautier (16,479)
Kiln (4,445)
Long Beach (19,492)
Moss Point (32,527)
Ocean Springs (31,819)
Pascagoula (26,159)
Pass Christian (16,859)
Pearlington (1,782)
Saucier (10,980)
Vancleave (14,247)
Waveland (6,959)

Area Code 228 Demographics

Area Code 228 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Male177,44149.66 %48.28 %49.04 %
Female179,90050.34 %51.72 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.99-0.930.96
Total Population357,341100.00 %--
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Area Code 228 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years25,0347.01 %7.18 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years26,7267.48 %7.63 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years26,8597.52 %7.69 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years27,1187.59 %8.20 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years24,8136.94 %7.48 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years49,52113.86 %13.42 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years57,56716.11 %14.95 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years47,18713.21 %12.73 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years17,5304.91 %4.65 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years15,1114.23 %3.99 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years23,4446.56 %6.53 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years12,8673.60 %4.04 %4.38 %
85 years and over3,5641.00 %1.51 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)35.3-34.037.7
18 years and over262,68173.51 %72.75 %74.27 %
Male
129,09136.13 %34.37 %35.85 %
Female
133,59037.38 %38.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over246,25068.91 %67.61 %69.92 %
62 years and over48,62013.61 %14.40 %14.65 %
65 years and over39,87511.16 %12.08 %12.42 %
Male
17,3414.85 %4.78 %5.12 %
Female
22,5346.31 %7.30 %7.30 %
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Area Code 228 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
One race352,15898.55 %99.30 %97.55 %
White
270,04775.57 %61.39 %75.21 %
Black or African American
70,24019.66 %36.34 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,5350.43 %0.41 %0.87 %
Asian
7,3472.06 %0.66 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
4350.12 %0.13 %0.59 %
Chinese
3830.11 %0.11 %0.85 %
Filipino
1,2510.35 %0.09 %0.65 %
Japanese
2660.07 %0.03 %0.28 %
Korean
3260.09 %0.05 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
4,2631.19 %0.19 %0.39 %
Other Asian
4230.12 %0.06 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2290.06 %0.02 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
620.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
990.03 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
350.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
330.01 %0.00 %0.04 %
Some other race
2,7600.77 %0.48 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8,4362.36 %1.38 %13.70 %
Mexican
3,6891.03 %0.76 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1,2990.36 %0.10 %2.46 %
Cuban
3520.10 %0.05 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,0960.87 %0.47 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino348,90597.64 %98.62 %86.30 %
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Area Code 228 Social Profile

Area Code 228 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school91,332100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
6,3466.95 %6.84 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
5,6946.23 %6.00 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
43,97748.15 %46.00 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
19,92121.81 %21.80 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
15,39416.85 %19.37 %22.81 %
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Area Code 228 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over226,665100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
13,3875.91 %9.61 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
31,35313.83 %17.52 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
67,24329.67 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
181,92580.26 %72.87 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
57,44325.34 %20.87 %21.05 %
Associate degree
17,0737.53 %5.72 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
25,79311.38 %11.06 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
40,16617.72 %16.91 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
14,3736.34 %5.85 %8.86 %
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Area Code 228 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported337,197100.00 %--
Arab8740.26 %0.18 %0.42 %
Czech8290.25 %0.10 %0.59 %
Danish9660.29 %0.11 %0.50 %
Dutch3,3550.99 %0.82 %1.58 %
English30,0858.92 %7.59 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)29,2258.67 %2.89 %2.90 %
French Canadian3,9301.17 %0.43 %0.85 %
German33,90610.06 %5.65 %14.93 %
Greek5970.18 %0.12 %0.40 %
Hungarian6630.20 %0.08 %0.49 %
Irish35,17510.43 %8.55 %10.65 %
Italian13,7174.07 %1.77 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2650.08 %0.02 %0.23 %
Norwegian2,0890.62 %0.31 %1.56 %
Polish3,3120.98 %0.44 %3.12 %
Portuguese4130.12 %0.05 %0.41 %
Russian7360.22 %0.10 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish7,6292.26 %2.41 %1.50 %
Scottish5,8931.75 %1.54 %1.70 %
Slovak1650.05 %0.02 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African2,0250.60 %0.89 %0.62 %
Swedish2,1040.62 %0.31 %1.39 %
Swiss3930.12 %0.07 %0.32 %
Ukrainian2370.07 %0.03 %0.31 %
United States or American46,01713.65 %17.62 %7.18 %
Welsh1,7780.53 %0.30 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4510.13 %0.08 %0.65 %
Other ancestries110,36832.73 %47.51 %31.89 %
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Area Code 228 Economy

Area Code 228 Employment

GroupNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over273,045100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
134,06649.10 %47.39 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
138,97950.90 %52.61 %51.68 %
In labor force
174,11563.77 %59.42 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
94,76954.43 %52.62 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
79,34645.57 %47.38 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
163,83360.00 %58.70 %63.10 %
Employed
153,35056.16 %54.35 %59.39 %
Unemployed
10,4833.84 %4.34 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.02 %7.31 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
10,2823.77 %0.73 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
98,93036.23 %40.58 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers116,81376.17 %75.64 %78.40 %
Government workers26,41617.23 %17.60 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,5276.21 %6.39 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers5940.39 %0.37 %0.31 %
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Area Code 228 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations42,60727.78 %27.37 %33.60 %
Service occupations31,08120.27 %14.86 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations38,71425.25 %24.94 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations8960.58 %1.23 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations20,11713.12 %11.23 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations19,93513.00 %20.37 %14.63 %
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Area Code 228 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,1771.42 %3.36 %1.87 %
Construction13,2528.64 %7.57 %6.80 %
Manufacturing19,39412.65 %18.34 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3,5282.30 %3.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade18,65212.16 %11.82 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,4904.23 %5.38 %5.19 %
Information2,4731.61 %1.83 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,3864.82 %4.75 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9,5866.25 %5.16 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services27,01217.61 %20.14 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services27,22417.75 %8.33 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)6,5074.24 %4.79 %4.88 %
Public administration9,6696.31 %5.13 %4.83 %
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Area Code 228 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Households133,866100.00 %1,047,087106,788,273
Less than $10,000
14,95911.17 %16.16 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
9,2826.93 %8.79 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
19,05114.23 %15.74 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
20,15015.05 %14.12 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
24,81718.54 %16.36 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
25,41818.99 %16.08 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
11,1478.33 %6.75 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
6,0504.52 %3.85 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,4071.05 %0.94 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1,5851.18 %1.21 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$36,555.57-$27,993.88$39,349.33
Average household size2.60-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$14,052.27-$10,463.44$15,252.86
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Area Code 228 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over160,445100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
128,49580.09 %79.43 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
21,27513.26 %15.15 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
7110.44 %0.57 %4.73 %
Walked
4,7402.95 %1.87 %2.94 %
Other means
1,9251.20 %1.04 %1.20 %
Worked at home
3,2992.06 %1.94 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.0761 minutes-28.0 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 228 Housing

Area Code 228 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units149,758100.00 %1,161,448117,282,697
Occupied housing units
133,74989.31 %90.06 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
91,71661.24 %65.14 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
42,03328.07 %24.91 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
16,00910.69 %9.94 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
4,5733.05 %1.88 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.84 %-1.63 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate13.01 %-7.98 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.63-2.682.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.53-2.652.45
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Area Code 228 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units149,695100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
100,51767.15 %68.12 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
3,0692.05 %1.73 %5.68 %
2 units
3,6302.42 %2.45 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
5,5083.68 %3.32 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
6,0754.06 %3.36 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
3,2142.15 %1.48 %3.99 %
20 or more units
7,8805.26 %2.70 %8.59 %
Mobile home
19,33312.91 %16.59 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
4690.31 %0.25 %0.22 %
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Area Code 228 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units149,695100.00 %--
1 room
1,6351.09 %0.73 %2.21 %
2 rooms
5,7833.86 %3.06 %4.88 %
3 rooms
13,6049.09 %8.22 %10.06 %
4 rooms
25,69917.17 %16.34 %15.95 %
5 rooms
37,26724.90 %27.21 %20.92 %
6 rooms
31,39420.97 %21.29 %18.39 %
7 rooms
18,08012.08 %11.84 %11.98 %
8 rooms
9,1826.13 %6.21 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
7,0514.71 %5.10 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.2-5.25.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units133,686100.00 %--
1.00 or less
127,63995.48 %85.62 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
4,2883.21 %3.05 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1,7591.32 %1.39 %2.54 %
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Area Code 228 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas42,63328.48 %33.49 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas8,4565.65 %18.62 %5.96 %
Electricity81,48054.43 %35.83 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.720.05 %0.17 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood4020.27 %1.53 %1.51 %
Solar energy160.01 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel970.06 %0.13 %0.35 %
No fuel used5300.35 %0.27 %1.25 %
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Area Code 228 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units73,591100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
10,07313.69 %28.55 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
36,73449.92 %43.96 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
15,40120.93 %15.50 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
6,1598.37 %6.29 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
3,4004.62 %3.89 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1,3661.86 %1.32 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
3110.42 %0.33 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
1470.20 %0.17 %0.56 %
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Area Code 228 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage47,77164.91 %62.13 %69.56 %
Less than $300
4670.63 %1.85 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
4,5236.15 %9.58 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
11,12615.12 %15.66 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
16,96223.05 %18.87 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
10,54314.33 %11.32 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2,8003.80 %3.17 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,3501.83 %1.68 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged25,82035.09 %37.87 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent31,31842.56 %42.41 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent12,31916.74 %16.00 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent9,01212.25 %11.52 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent5,5877.59 %7.37 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent3,9455.36 %4.97 %6.01 %
35 percent or more10,65614.48 %16.04 %15.91 %
Not computed7541.02 %1.69 %0.85 %
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Area Code 228 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units41,784100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
2,6236.28 %10.48 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2,4635.89 %10.63 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
10,76825.77 %33.35 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
16,18538.73 %25.90 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
4,46410.68 %5.97 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
9092.18 %1.42 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1770.42 %0.49 %2.89 %
No cash rent
4,19510.04 %11.77 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)11,37527.22 %53.88 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent7,37417.65 %18.92 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent6,06714.52 %12.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent5,03612.05 %10.77 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4,1369.90 %8.53 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent2,9557.07 %6.23 %7.32 %
35 percent or more11,25626.94 %27.60 %29.47 %
Not computed4,96011.87 %15.32 %7.77 %

Area Code 228 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMississippi Avg.National Avg.
None8,3355.57 %8.32 %9.57 %
146,87231.31 %30.79 %31.22 %
253,97936.06 %34.01 %34.76 %
3 or more24,50016.37 %16.93 %15.45 %
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