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Washington County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 724.7 square miles
Population Density 70.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 49,688
Population change -2.8%
Under 5 years of age 7.4%
Under 18 26.7%
65 and over 13.2%
Females 52.9%
White 27.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 71.3%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.7%
Veterans 2,820
Households and Housing
Households 18,123
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.6%
Median household income $28,093
The per capita income $16,671
Live below the poverty line. 37.3%
housing units 21,575
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $73,700
Residents owning their homes. 54.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,469
Women-owned firms 35.3%
Asian-owned firms 2.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 43.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $577,738
Retail sales per capita $10,413
Manufacturers shipments $840,250
Merchant wholesaler sales $0