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Kemper County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 766.2 square miles
Population Density 13.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 10,294
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.8%
Under 18 21.8%
65 and over 16.7%
Females 50%
White 34.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.7
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 60.5%
Native American 3.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.4%
Veterans 579
Households and Housing
Households 3,605
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.4%
Median household income $29,003
The per capita income $13,795
Live below the poverty line. 33.3%
housing units 4,701
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $65,500
Residents owning their homes. 76.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 567
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 34.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $46,672
Retail sales per capita $4,670
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0