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Yazoo County Statistics

Facts

Land area923.0 square miles
Population Density30.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)27,883
Population change-0.6%
Under 5 years of age6.8%
Under 1824.3%
65 and over12.3%
Females44.7%
White41
Hispanic or Latino of any race5.4
Asian0.5%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American57.2%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school74%
Had a bachelor degree or higher11.9%
Veterans1,658

Households and Housing

Households8,710
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more87.3%
Median household income$26,336
The Per capita income$14,291
Live below the poverty line35.5%
Housing units10,011
Multi-unit structures16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$64,100
Residents owning their homes60%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,886
Women-owned firms30.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$230,475
Retail sales per capita$8,056
Manufacturers shipments$371,801
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data