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Attala County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 735.0 square miles
Population Density 26.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 19,317
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 25.5%
65 and over 18.8%
Females 52.4%
White 56.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.9
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 42.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16%
Veterans 1,408
Households and Housing
Households 7,185
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87%
Median household income $31,641
The per capita income $18,422
Live below the poverty line. 27.7%
housing units 9,077
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $71,200
Residents owning their homes. 73.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,577
Women-owned firms 27.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $171,350
Retail sales per capita $8,756
Manufacturers shipments $319,485
Merchant wholesaler sales $37,028