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Scott County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 609.2 square miles
Population Density 46.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 28,273
Population change 0%
Under 5 years of age 7.8%
Under 18 26.5%
65 and over 13.3%
Females 51.1%
White 59.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.7
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 38.1%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
Had graduated from high school 72%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.6%
Veterans 1,264
Households and Housing
Households 9,692
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.4%
Median household income $34,534
The per capita income $16,789
Live below the poverty line. 24.7%
housing units 11,399
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $68,600
Residents owning their homes. 75.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,806
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.4%
Black-owned firms 18.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $235,128
Retail sales per capita $8,050
Manufacturers shipments $1,057,520
Merchant wholesaler sales $41,172