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Copiah County Statistics

Facts

Land area777.2 square miles
Population Density37.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)28,921
Population change-1.8%
Under 5 years of age6.7%
Under 1824%
65 and over14.9%
Females51.7%
White47.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.8
Asian0.4%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American51.1%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school80%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13.5%
Veterans1,785

Households and Housing

Households9,897
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more91.9%
Median household income$35,421
The Per capita income$18,318
Live below the poverty line26.3%
Housing units12,055
Multi-unit structures3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$74,100
Residents owning their homes76.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,803
Women-owned firms21.5%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms1.5%
Black-owned firms19.7%
Native American-owned firms2.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$143,069
Retail sales per capita$4,889
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data