In 2017, Picayune, MS had a population of 55k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $44,734. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Picayune, MS declined from 55,167 to 55,049, a -0.214% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,598 to $44,734, a 7.54% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Picayune, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.22%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.599%). N/A% of the people in Picayune, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Picayune, MS are Pearl River Community College (984 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Picayune, MS is $122,900, and the homeownership rate is 76.6%. Most people in Picayune, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Picayune, MS is 2 cars per household.