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Winston County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 607.3 square miles
Population Density 31.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,788
Population change -2.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 17.5%
Females 51.2%
White 52.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 45.7%
Native American 1.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.8%
Veterans 1,102
Households and Housing
Households 7,635
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.5%
Median household income $30,821
The per capita income $18,501
Live below the poverty line. 29.8%
housing units 8,701
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $76,300
Residents owning their homes. 71.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,549
Women-owned firms 18%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $183,152
Retail sales per capita $9,297
Manufacturers shipments $483,377
Merchant wholesaler sales $187,904