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Calhoun County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 586.6 square miles
Population Density 25.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 14,734
Population change -1.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 17.3%
Females 51.8%
White 70.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.7
Asian 0.1%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 28.1%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 68%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.5%
Veterans 805
Households and Housing
Households 5,944
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.7%
Median household income $30,000
The per capita income $17,034
Live below the poverty line. 23.7%
housing units 6,891
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $61,500
Residents owning their homes. 70.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,101
Women-owned firms 27.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $94,108
Retail sales per capita $6,445
Manufacturers shipments $235,326
Merchant wholesaler sales $29,012