Bay St. Louis, MS Demographics

The total population of Bay St. Louis is estimated to be 9,788 with 4,509 males (46.07%) and 5,279 females (53.93%). There are 770 more females than males in Bay St. Louis.
The median household income in Bay St. Louis was $64,389 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 14,919(30.16%) from $49,470 in 2020. This income is 86.31% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Bay St. Louis sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $102,774. Overall, the median household income for the city of Bay St. Louis stands at $64,389.
In Bay St. Louis, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $44,508 for males and $24,670 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $66,574 for males and $52,185 for females.
In Bay St. Louis, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, Two or More Races households report a median household income of $79,756, followed by White households at $66,215, and Black or African American households with a median household income of $28,254.
In 2022, the population of Bay St. Louis was 10,596, a 6.27% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Bay St. Louis's population was 9,971, an increase of 5.70% compared to a population of 9,433 in 2020.
The median age in Bay St. Louis, MS is 48.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.06% were under the age of 15, 17.40% aged 15 to 29, 46.36% aged 30 to 64, 20.56% aged 65 to 84, and 1.62% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Bay St. Louis population: 73.32% are White, 18.37% are Black or African American, 0.32% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.10% are Asian, 3.50% are some other race and 3.39% are multiracial.