Sept. 21, 2005
"Good Morning America" is partnering with the Salvation Army and the Corporation for National and Community Service to adopt Robin Roberts' hometown of Pass Christian, Miss., which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Here are some facts on Pass Christian:
Pass Christian sits on the Gulf of Mexico and is 15 miles west of Biloxi.
Population is about 6,600.
The median age is 41 years old.
The median income is $40,743 (2000 Census).
The median house value is $99,500 (2000 Census).
About 65 percent of the population is white, 28 percent is black and 3 percent is Vietnamese.
Founded in 1699, Pass Christian became a popular getaway for Louisian's elite, especially plantation owners.
The town's beachfront is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its antebellum estates.