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Choctaw County Statistics

Facts

Land area418.2 square miles
Population Density20.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)8,371
Population change-2%
Under 5 years of age5.7%
Under 1823%
65 and over18.9%
Females51.5%
White68
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian0.3%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American30.3%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school78%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12.6%
Veterans632

Households and Housing

Households3,378
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more85.5%
Median household income$29,876
The Per capita income$17,145
Live below the poverty line24.1%
Housing units4,131
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$70,600
Residents owning their homes71.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms469
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$30,814
Retail sales per capita$3,424
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data