Basic information about the Jackson County
The Jackson County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 1044 square miles, with 321 square miles being water areas. There are 139.668 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Jackson County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (72.12%), followed by Black or African American (21.5%) and Asian (2.16%). There are 52.205 households in the county, while 71,75% of them are family households and 28,25% represent non family households. There are 14 cities and towns in Jackson County. The most populated city is Pascagoula city and the smallest town or village is Big Point CDP.