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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 703.6 square miles
Population Density 114.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 80,254
Population change 0%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 24.2%
65 and over 14.8%
Females 51.5%
White 55
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 42.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.9%
Veterans 6,565
Households and Housing
Households 29,809
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 85%
Median household income $36,203
The per capita income $21,346
Live below the poverty line. 24.1%
housing units 34,726
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $87,400
Residents owning their homes. 66.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,323
Women-owned firms 26.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 19%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,320,584
Retail sales per capita $16,936
Manufacturers shipments $750,921
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,127,560