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Lawrence County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 430.7 square miles
Population Density 30 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 12,514
Population change -3.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.7%
Under 18 24.2%
65 and over 15.7%
Females 50.8%
White 67.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 31.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.9%
Veterans 1,067
Households and Housing
Households 4,830
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 94.1%
Median household income $38,393
The per capita income $20,655
Live below the poverty line. 18.8%
housing units 5,989
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,600
Residents owning their homes. 80%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,081
Women-owned firms 17.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $46,762
Retail sales per capita $3,530
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0