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Union County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 415.6 square miles
Population Density 65.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,754
Population change 2.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 25.3%
65 and over 15.5%
Females 51.2%
White 83
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.6
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 15%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.8%
Veterans 1,681
Households and Housing
Households 10,322
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.6%
Median household income $38,373
The per capita income $19,273
Live below the poverty line. 23.5%
housing units 11,630
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $85,500
Residents owning their homes. 72.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,330
Women-owned firms 19.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $267,289
Retail sales per capita $9,965
Manufacturers shipments $418,120
Merchant wholesaler sales $174,650