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Harrison County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 574.0 square miles
Population Density 326 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 196,500
Population change 5%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 12.8%
Females 50.3%
White 70.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.4
Asian 3%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 23.7%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.7%
Veterans 22,647
Households and Housing
Households 72,253
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 79.1%
Median household income $43,124
The per capita income $22,677
Live below the poverty line. 19.9%
housing units 88,508
Multi-unit structures 24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $143,000
Residents owning their homes. 61%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 14,674
Women-owned firms 24.7%
Asian-owned firms 4.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 10.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,903,219
Retail sales per capita $16,472
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $839,746