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Alcorn County Statistics

Facts

Land area400.0 square miles
Population Density92.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)37,316
Population change0.7%
Under 5 years of age6.1%
Under 1823.7%
65 and over16.8%
Females51.1%
White86
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.7
Asian0.4%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American12.2%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school79%
Had a bachelor degree or higher17.4%
Veterans2,377

Households and Housing

Households14,679
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more85.8%
Median household income$33,600
The Per capita income$19,145
Live below the poverty line20.8%
Housing units17,023
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$84,300
Residents owning their homes71.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,909
Women-owned firms18.2%
Asian-owned firms0.9%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$527,641
Retail sales per capita$14,756
Manufacturers shipments$944,585
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data