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Pearl River County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 810.9 square miles
Population Density 68.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 55,072
Population change -1.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 23.7%
65 and over 16.5%
Females 50.7%
White 84.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.1
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 12.6%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.2%
Veterans 4,982
Households and Housing
Households 20,556
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.7%
Median household income $42,510
The per capita income $20,549
Live below the poverty line. 22.2%
housing units 24,308
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $111,600
Residents owning their homes. 77.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,224
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $615,612
Retail sales per capita $10,779
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0