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Holmes County Statistics

Facts

Land area756.7 square miles
Population Density25.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)18,428
Population change-4%
Under 5 years of age8.1%
Under 1827.6%
65 and over13.3%
Females52.9%
White16.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.9
Asian0.4%
Two or more races0.6%
Black or African American82.9%
Native American0.1%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school71%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12.7%
Veterans574

Households and Housing

Households6,511
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more91.9%
Median household income$22,325
The Per capita income$12,113
Live below the poverty line43.5%
Housing units8,357
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$49,000
Residents owning their homes71%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,086
Women-owned firms25.9%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms39.7%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$114,372
Retail sales per capita$5,599
Manufacturers shipments$207,973
Merchant wholesaler sales$31,091
Source US Census Data