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Jones County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 694.8 square miles
Population Density 97.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 68,961
Population change 1.8%
Under 5 years of age 7.3%
Under 18 25.7%
65 and over 15.2%
Females 51.3%
White 68.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.4
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 29.2%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.8%
Veterans 4,596
Households and Housing
Households 24,677
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.3%
Median household income $38,074
The per capita income $19,519
Live below the poverty line. 23%
housing units 28,378
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $84,200
Residents owning their homes. 73.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,578
Women-owned firms 23.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 6.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $816,399
Retail sales per capita $12,212
Manufacturers shipments $1,759,970
Merchant wholesaler sales $402,659