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Big Point, Mississippi
Location of Big Point, Mississippi
Location of Big Point, Mississippi
Big Point, Mississippi is located in the United States
Big Point, Mississippi
Big Point, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Land 2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
59 ft (18 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 618
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39562
Area code(s) 228
FIPS code 28-06180
GNIS feature ID 0667134

Big Point is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. Per the 2020 Census, the population was 618.

Geography

Big Point is located at 30°35′13″N 88°28′55″W / 30.58694°N 88.48194°W / 30.58694; -88.48194 (30.586925, -88.481968).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 611
2020 618 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2010 2020

2020 census

Big Point CDP, Mississippi – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 589 565 96.40% 91.42%
Black or African American alone (NH) 8 5 1.31% 0.81%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 5 5 0.82% 0.81%
Asian alone (NH) 0 6 0.00% 0.97%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 1 0.00% 0.16%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 2 18 0.33% 2.91%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 7 18 1.15% 2.91%
Total 611 618 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

Education

Big Point is served by the Jackson County School District. It includes two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Students in Big Point attend schools in Hurley, Mississippi.

Elementary schools

  • East Central Lower Elementary School
  • East Central Upper Elementary School

Middle school

  • East Central Middle School

High school

  • East Central High School

See also

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