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Hinds County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 869.7 square miles
Population Density 282 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 244,899
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 7%
Under 18 25.6%
65 and over 11.7%
Females 53.2%
White 27.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 70.3%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.4%
Veterans 14,001
Households and Housing
Households 87,844
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.8%
Median household income $37,626
The per capita income $20,448
Live below the poverty line. 25.3%
housing units 103,763
Multi-unit structures 24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,400
Residents owning their homes. 59.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 21,768
Women-owned firms 33.5%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.4%
Black-owned firms 37.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,992,625
Retail sales per capita $12,021
Manufacturers shipments $1,406,186
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,118,836