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Yazoo County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 923.0 square miles
Population Density 30.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,883
Population change -0.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 12.3%
Females 44.7%
White 41
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.4
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 57.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.9%
Veterans 1,658
Households and Housing
Households 8,710
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.3%
Median household income $26,336
The per capita income $14,291
Live below the poverty line. 35.5%
housing units 10,011
Multi-unit structures 16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $64,100
Residents owning their homes. 60%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,886
Women-owned firms 30.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $230,475
Retail sales per capita $8,056
Manufacturers shipments $371,801
Merchant wholesaler sales $0