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Leflore County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 592.5 square miles
Population Density 54.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 31,607
Population change -2.2%
Under 5 years of age 7.7%
Under 18 27.1%
65 and over 12.3%
Females 51.9%
White 25.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.5
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 0.7%
Black or African American 72.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19%
Veterans 1,052
Households and Housing
Households 10,887
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.6%
Median household income $24,480
The per capita income $14,307
Live below the poverty line. 40.4%
housing units 13,123
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $69,200
Residents owning their homes. 50.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,599
Women-owned firms 26.9%
Asian-owned firms 3.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $438,713
Retail sales per capita $12,503
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0