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Sunflower County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 697.8 square miles
Population Density 42.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,997
Population change -4.9%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 11.2%
Females 46.8%
White 26
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.5
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 72.8%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 70%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13%
Veterans 1,321
Households and Housing
Households 8,394
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.3%
Median household income $26,619
The per capita income $12,588
Live below the poverty line. 36.1%
housing units 9,675
Multi-unit structures 16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $69,500
Residents owning their homes. 58.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,945
Women-owned firms 28.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 29.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $211,330
Retail sales per capita $6,825
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0