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Clarke County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 691.6 square miles
Population Density 24.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,415
Population change -1.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 23.6%
65 and over 17.7%
Females 52.6%
White 64.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 34.4%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.7%
Veterans 1,359
Households and Housing
Households 6,305
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 93.3%
Median household income $31,362
The per capita income $18,066
Live below the poverty line. 23.4%
housing units 7,823
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $59,900
Residents owning their homes. 84.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,413
Women-owned firms 17.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $58,099
Retail sales per capita $3,346
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0