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Morehouse County Statistics

Facts

Land area794.9 square miles
Population Density35.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)27,057
Population change-3.3%
Under 5 years of age6.9%
Under 1824.2%
65 and over16.6%
Females52%
White50.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.3
Asian0.4%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American47.8%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school77%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12.9%
Veterans2,068

Households and Housing

Households10,482
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more93.9%
Median household income$28,585
The Per capita income$16,683
Live below the poverty line26.5%
Housing units12,407
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$74,600
Residents owning their homes66.7%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,729
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms25.7%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$241,374
Retail sales per capita$8,443
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$255,319
Source US Census Data