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Hancock County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 473.8 square miles
Population Density 92.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 45,566
Population change 3.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22.6%
65 and over 16.9%
Females 50.5%
White 88.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.6
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 8.1%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22%
Veterans 4,397
Households and Housing
Households 18,145
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.2%
Median household income $44,522
The per capita income $22,621
Live below the poverty line. 18.7%
housing units 23,021
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $133,900
Residents owning their homes. 75.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,258
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 3.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $383,192
Retail sales per capita $9,642
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0