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Amite County, Mississippi

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Amite County, Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,326
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,326
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 13,128
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -6.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 13,131
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.5%
Female persons, percent
51.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
58.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
40.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
0.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
57.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 518
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 0.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 6,788
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 85.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $77,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $978
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $311
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $643
Building permits, 2018 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 4,994
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.50
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 95.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 1.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 63.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 51.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 78.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 13.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 13.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 50.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 41.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,429
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 12,505
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 48,296
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 13,973
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 39,229
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $3,028
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 37.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $30,129
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $19,665
Persons in poverty, percent
23.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 171
Total employment, 2016 1,370
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 46,384
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 17.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 842
All firms, 2012 823
Men-owned firms, 2012 432
Women-owned firms, 2012 301
Minority-owned firms, 2012 314
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 491
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 107
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 691
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 18.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 730.10
FIPS Code 28005
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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