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Copiah County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 777.2 square miles
Population Density 37.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 28,921
Population change -1.8%
Under 5 years of age 6.7%
Under 18 24%
65 and over 14.9%
Females 51.7%
White 47.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.8
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 51.1%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.5%
Veterans 1,785
Households and Housing
Households 9,897
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.9%
Median household income $35,421
The per capita income $18,318
Live below the poverty line. 26.3%
housing units 12,055
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $74,100
Residents owning their homes. 76.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,803
Women-owned firms 21.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 19.7%
Native American-owned firms 2.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $143,069
Retail sales per capita $4,889
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0