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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 645.3 square miles
Population Density 23.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 15,081
Population change -1.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 20.7%
65 and over 13%
Females 44.4%
White 41.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 56.5%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 66%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 8.5%
Veterans 640
Households and Housing
Households 4,640
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.5%
Median household income $29,853
The per capita income $12,747
Live below the poverty line. 30.2%
housing units 5,493
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $64,000
Residents owning their homes. 73%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 728
Women-owned firms 17%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 13.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $56,799
Retail sales per capita $4,315
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $62,382