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Bolivar County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 876.6 square miles
Population Density 39 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 34,049
Population change -0.3%
Under 5 years of age 7.6%
Under 18 25.7%
65 and over 13.2%
Females 53.5%
White 33.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 0.7%
Black or African American 64.7%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.2%
Veterans 1,434
Households and Housing
Households 12,301
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.7%
Median household income $28,599
The per capita income $16,462
Live below the poverty line. 34.3%
housing units 14,144
Multi-unit structures 20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $83,500
Residents owning their homes. 56.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,240
Women-owned firms 31.4%
Asian-owned firms 2.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 28.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $303,409
Retail sales per capita $8,116
Manufacturers shipments $287,016
Merchant wholesaler sales $0