Wade, Mississippi

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Wade, Mississippi
Location of Wade, Mississippi
Location of Wade, Mississippi
Wade, Mississippi is located in the US
Wade, Mississippi
Wade, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 30°38′31″N 88°33′4″W / 30.64194°N 88.55111°W / 30.64194; -88.55111Coordinates: 30°38′31″N 88°33′4″W / 30.64194°N 88.55111°W / 30.64194; -88.55111
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Jackson
 • Total 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
 • Land 4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 491
 • Density 112.6/sq mi (43.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39567
Area code(s) 228
FIPS code 28-77080
GNIS feature ID 0692298

Wade is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, Mississippi. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 491 at the 2000 census.


Wade is located at 30°38′31″N 88°33′4″W / 30.64194°N 88.55111°W / 30.64194; -88.55111 (30.641942, -88.551069).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11 km2), of which 4.4 square miles (11 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.46%) is water.


At the 2000 census,[2] there were 491 people, 169 households and 147 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 112.6 per square mile (43.5/km²). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 39.9/sq mi (15.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.95% White, 1.02% African American, 0.20% Asian, 0.81% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 169 households of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.3% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.15.

29.3% of the populationwere under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median household income was $50,972 and the median family income was $60,982. Males had a median income of $45,673 compared with $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,993. About 4.5% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over.


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

Elementary Schools[edit]

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

Middle School[edit]

  • East Central Middle School

High School[edit]

  • East Central High School


  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.