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Panola County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 685.1 square miles
Population Density 50.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 34,402
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 26%
65 and over 13.9%
Females 51.7%
White 48.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 49.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.3%
Veterans 1,901
Households and Housing
Households 11,928
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.4%
Median household income $35,715
The per capita income $18,073
Live below the poverty line. 25.3%
housing units 14,600
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $77,500
Residents owning their homes. 76.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,784
Women-owned firms 26.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $384,416
Retail sales per capita $10,918
Manufacturers shipments $495,278
Merchant wholesaler sales $484,515