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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 408.4 square miles
Population Density 30.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,948
Population change -4.3%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 21.4%
65 and over 18.6%
Females 52.1%
White 38.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 59.8%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.4%
Veterans 600
Households and Housing
Households 4,895
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.8%
Median household income $27,186
The per capita income $16,216
Live below the poverty line. 27%
housing units 5,848
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $78,300
Residents owning their homes. 78.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 962
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 32.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $57,305
Retail sales per capita $4,508
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0