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Sunflower County Statistics

Facts

Land area697.8 square miles
Population Density42.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)27,997
Population change-4.9%
Under 5 years of age6.6%
Under 1823.5%
65 and over11.2%
Females46.8%
White26
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.5
Asian0.4%
Two or more races0.6%
Black or African American72.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school70%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13%
Veterans1,321

Households and Housing

Households8,394
Persons per household2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more83.3%
Median household income$26,619
The Per capita income$12,588
Live below the poverty line36.1%
Housing units9,675
Multi-unit structures16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$69,500
Residents owning their homes58.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,945
Women-owned firms28.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms29.5%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$211,330
Retail sales per capita$6,825
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data