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Clay County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 410.1 square miles
Population Density 50.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 20,408
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 15.7%
Females 53%
White 40.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 58.8%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.9%
Veterans 1,220
Households and Housing
Households 7,750
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.8%
Median household income $30,764
The per capita income $18,273
Live below the poverty line. 26.4%
housing units 9,144
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $80,600
Residents owning their homes. 71.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,424
Women-owned firms 25.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $126,026
Retail sales per capita $6,037
Manufacturers shipments $392,963
Merchant wholesaler sales $0