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Alcorn County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 400.0 square miles
Population Density 92.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 37,316
Population change 0.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 23.7%
65 and over 16.8%
Females 51.1%
White 86
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.7
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 12.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.4%
Veterans 2,377
Households and Housing
Households 14,679
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.8%
Median household income $33,600
The per capita income $19,145
Live below the poverty line. 20.8%
housing units 17,023
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $84,300
Residents owning their homes. 71.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,909
Women-owned firms 18.2%
Asian-owned firms 0.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $527,641
Retail sales per capita $14,756
Manufacturers shipments $944,585
Merchant wholesaler sales $0