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People

Total Population 4,487
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,495
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 30.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,262
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $742
Median House Value $108,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.5%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wiggins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles N of Gulfport, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Stone
Standard Zip Codes 39577
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.858
Longitude -89.135

Wiggins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WIGGINS
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 64.4 inches
Station SAUCIER EXP FOREST
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 70.1 inches
Station POPLARVILLE EXP STN
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wiggins, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Whites Crossing (39577)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaumont 1,110 $29,028
Lumberton 2,080 $22,333
New Augusta 835 $37,670
Poplarville 2,919 $52,159

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wiggins High Schools

STONE HIGH SCHOOL
400 EAST BORDER AVE.
601-928-5492
Serves 741 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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