Pascagoula is home to approximately 22,000 residents. The long-known Flagship City is the seat of Jackson County, located farthest east on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Ingalls Shipbuilding, Mississippi's largest employer, and Chevron's largest refinery bookend the city, joined by Halter Maine, Rolls Royce, and a healthy host of contractors of suppliers.
While Pascagoula is proud of being a leader in Mississippi’s industry, we’re equally as proud of the quality of life we offer. Pascagoula is recognized as one of Nasdaq's top 5 cities to raise a family in the southeast. We have high-performing schools and our options for outdoor recreation are hard to match.
Pascagoula has become an attractive place for people of all ages and backgrounds looking for a thriving community with a friendly atmosphere. Whether you want to visit, move, or build a business, Pascagoula is waiting for you.