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Marion County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 542.4 square miles
Population Density 49.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 26,180
Population change -3.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.7%
Under 18 24.7%
65 and over 16%
Females 51.6%
White 66.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 32.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.2%
Veterans 1,646
Households and Housing
Households 9,985
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.4%
Median household income $29,400
The per capita income $18,126
Live below the poverty line. 28.2%
housing units 11,777
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $77,900
Residents owning their homes. 74.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,477
Women-owned firms 24.9%
Asian-owned firms 1.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $259,002
Retail sales per capita $10,098
Manufacturers shipments $166,262
Merchant wholesaler sales $155,659