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D'Iberville, Mississippi

D'Iberville is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States, immediately north of Biloxi, across the back bay. It is part of the GulfportBiloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area.


D'Iberville is named for Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, founder of the colony of Louisiana. In 1950 D'Iberville was a village with a population of 1,429 Later the village was anexed by Biloxi. D'Iberville became a city, breaking away from Biloxi, in February 1988.

Future Development

Newly Approved Casino Projects


D'Iberville is located at (30.437048, -88.897619).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 7,608 people, 2,827 households, and 1,976 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,604.1 people per square mile (619.7/km²). There were 3,088 housing units at an average density of 651.1/sq mi (251.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 78.21% White, 11.40% African American, 0.37% Native American, 7.03% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.64% of the population.

There were 2,827 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,700, and the median income for a family was $40,347. Males had a median income of $26,774 versus $22,259 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,846. About 9.0% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2008, the mayor of D'Iberville is Russell "Rusty" Quave.

Public Schools

The City of D'Iberville is served by the Harrison County School District.


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