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George County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 478.7 square miles
Population Density 47.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,159
Population change 2.6%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 26.3%
65 and over 13.9%
Females 49.5%
White 90
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 8.5%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.3%
Veterans 1,630
Households and Housing
Households 7,842
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.4%
Median household income $43,958
The per capita income $20,217
Live below the poverty line. 18.6%
housing units 9,294
Multi-unit structures 2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $94,400
Residents owning their homes. 84.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,033
Women-owned firms 21.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 4.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $231,543
Retail sales per capita $10,510
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0