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Kemper County Statistics

Facts

Land area766.2 square miles
Population Density13.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)10,294
Population change-1.6%
Under 5 years of age4.8%
Under 1821.8%
65 and over16.7%
Females50%
White34.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.7
Asian0.2%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American60.5%
Native American3.6%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school76%
Had a bachelor degree or higher10.4%
Veterans579

Households and Housing

Households3,605
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more90.4%
Median household income$29,003
The Per capita income$13,795
Live below the poverty line33.3%
Housing units4,701
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$65,500
Residents owning their homes76.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms567
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms34.7%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$46,672
Retail sales per capita$4,670
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data