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Stone County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 445.5 square miles
Population Density 39.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,016
Population change 1.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 23%
65 and over 13.6%
Females 49.9%
White 78.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.5
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 19.7%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.6%
Veterans 1,520
Households and Housing
Households 5,871
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.7%
Median household income $42,963
The per capita income $18,576
Live below the poverty line. 18%
housing units 7,159
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $107,000
Residents owning their homes. 82.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,376
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 $190,727
Retail sales per capita $12,237
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0