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Latimer, Mississippi
Location of Latimer, Mississippi
Location of Latimer, Mississippi
Latimer, Mississippi is located in the United States
Latimer, Mississippi
Latimer, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Jackson
 • Total 16.3 sq mi (42.3 km2)
 • Land 16.3 sq mi (42.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
72 ft (22 m)
 • Total 6,079
 • Density 372/sq mi (143.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 228
FIPS code 28-39520
GNIS feature ID 0705437

Latimer is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. It is part of the Pascagoula Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 6,079 at the 2010 census, up from 4,288 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 16.2 square miles (42 km2), all land.



2020 census

Latimer racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 5,118 76.16%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 544 8.1%
Native American 28 0.42%
Asian 227 3.38%
Pacific Islander 13 0.19%
Other/Mixed 431 6.41%
Hispanic or Latino 359 5.34%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 6,720 people, 2,561 households, and 1,798 families residing in the CDP.


Latimer is served by the Jackson County School District. It includes three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Students in Latimer attend schools in St. Martin, Mississippi.

Elementary schools

  • St. Martin North Elementary
  • St. Martin East Elementary
  • St. Martin Upper Elementary

Middle school

  • St. Martin Middle School

High school

  • St. Martin High School
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