Waveland, MS Demographics

The total population of Waveland is estimated to be 7,075 with 3,350 males (47.35%) and 3,725 females (52.65%). There are 375 more females than males in Waveland.
The median household income in Waveland was $49,992 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 3,508(6.56%) from $53,500 in 2020. This income is 67.01% 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, Waveland sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $85,355. Overall, the median household income for the city of Waveland stands at $49,992.
In Waveland, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,516 for males and $22,286 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $55,236 for males and $47,196 for females.
In Waveland, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $62,678, while Black or African American households have a median household income of $34,243.
In 2022, the population of Waveland was 6,943, a 1.82% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Waveland's population was 7,072, a decline of 1.71% compared to a population of 7,195 in 2020.
The median age in Waveland, MS is 39.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.93% were under the age of 15, 18.46% aged 15 to 29, 48.01% aged 30 to 64, 15.90% aged 65 to 84, and 0.69% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Waveland population: 83.08% are White, 12.30% are Black or African American, 0.79% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.37% are some other race and 2.45% are multiracial.