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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 678.1 square miles
Population Density 14.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 9,381
Population change -5%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 21.8%
65 and over 14.8%
Females 46.8%
White 29.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.7
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.5%
Black or African American 70%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 72%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.8%
Veterans 386
Households and Housing
Households 3,496
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.1%
Median household income $33,618
The per capita income $18,717
Live below the poverty line. 27.8%
housing units 4,997
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $59,400
Residents owning their homes. 77.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 789
Women-owned firms 25.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $59,831
Retail sales per capita $5,857
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $44,221