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Tunica County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 454.7 square miles
Population Density 23.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 10,560
Population change -2%
Under 5 years of age 8.6%
Under 18 29.8%
65 and over 9.9%
Females 52.1%
White 22.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.4
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 75.1%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.4%
Veterans 522
Households and Housing
Households 4,116
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.6%
Median household income $31,446
The per capita income $15,549
Live below the poverty line. 30.3%
housing units 4,789
Multi-unit structures 37%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $74,000
Residents owning their homes. 43.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 509
Women-owned firms 34.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 32.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $130,682
Retail sales per capita $12,457
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $40,673