St. Martin, Mississippi

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St. Martin, Mississippi
CDP
Location of St. Martin, Mississippi
Location of St. Martin, Mississippi
St. Martin, Mississippi is located in the US
St. Martin, Mississippi
St. Martin, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 30°26′31″N 88°52′13″W / 30.44194°N 88.87028°W / 30.44194; -88.87028Coordinates: 30°26′31″N 88°52′13″W / 30.44194°N 88.87028°W / 30.44194; -88.87028
Country  United States of America
State  Mississippi
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 5.2 sq mi (13.5 km2)
 • Land 4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,676
 • Density 1,528.0/sq mi (590.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 39564 - 39532
Area code(s) 228
FIPS code 28-64680
GNIS feature ID 1867332

St. Martin is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, Mississippi. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 6,676 at the 2000 census.

St. Martin is located along the Mississippi Gulf Coast south of Interstate 10 and is bordered by the CDP of Gulf Hills to the east, the Biloxi Bay to the south, and the city of D'Iberville to the west.

Geography[edit]

St. Martin is located at 30°26′31″N 88°52′13″W / 30.44194°N 88.87028°W / 30.44194; -88.87028 (30.441847, -88.870402).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13 km2), of which 4.4 square miles (11 km2) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (16.44%) is water. St. Martin has either Biloxi, Mississippi or Ocean Springs, Mississippi mailing addresses. The zip codes are either 39532 or 39564. St. Martin is provided local law enforcement by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,676 people, 2,387 households, and 1,833 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,528.0 people per square mile (589.8/km²). There were 2,534 housing units at an average density of 580.0/sq mi (223.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.70% White, 7.94% African American, 0.52% Native American, 6.95% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.92% of the population.

There were 2,387 households, of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,167, and the median income for a family was $46,559. Males had a median income of $31,213 versus $22,958 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,439. About 7.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 20.7% of those age 65 or over.

Public Safety[edit]

Fire Department[edit]

The Northwest Jackson County Fire Department provides fire protection for the community.

Law Enforcement[edit]

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement services for the community.

Education[edit]

St. Martin is served by the Jackson County School District. It includes three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. St. Martin is also home to a branch of the Jackson-George Regional Library, located at 15004 LeMoyne Boulevard.

Elementary Schools[edit]

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

Middle Schools[edit]

  • St. Martin Middle School

High Schools[edit]

These schools have been consecutively rated as Tier 5 schools due to their excellence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.