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Prentiss County Statistics

Facts

Land area415.0 square miles
Population Density60.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)25,388
Population change0.4%
Under 5 years of age6.6%
Under 1823.4%
65 and over16.5%
Females50.7%
White84.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian0.2%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American14%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school73%
Had a bachelor degree or higher11.4%
Veterans1,133

Households and Housing

Households9,611
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more83.8%
Median household income$32,503
The Per capita income$16,589
Live below the poverty line24.2%
Housing units11,017
Multi-unit structures11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$73,200
Residents owning their homes72.8%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,862
Women-owned firms32.1%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms5.9%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$162,043
Retail sales per capita$6,359
Manufacturers shipments$975,223
Merchant wholesaler sales$17,781
Source US Census Data