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Starkville city, Mississippi; Oktibbeha County, Mississippi; Mississippi; United States

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Starkville city, Mississippi
Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
Mississippi
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 25,309 49,599 2,986,530 327,167,434
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 25,309 49,599 2,986,530 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 23,909 47,671 2,968,118 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5.9% 4.0% 0.6% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 23,888 47,671 2,967,297 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
5.4%
6.2%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.8%
17.8%
23.6%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.3%
11.5%
15.9%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
49.6%
50.1%
51.5%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
57.8%
57.8%
59.1%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
36.2%
37.6%
37.8%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.2%
0.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.3%
3.1%
1.1%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
1.2%
1.3%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.5%
1.7%
3.4%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
57.5%
56.6%
56.5%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,064 1,823 172,587 18,939,219
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 5.4% 4.2% 2.3% 13.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X 22,201 1,332,577 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 45.4% 53.2% 68.1% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $159,700 $146,400 $109,300 $193,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,230 $1,204 $1,105 $1,515
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $371 $376 $346 $474
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $756 $755 $740 $982
Building permits, 2018 X 119 6,883 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 9,833 17,393 1,103,514 118,825,921
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.38 2.54 2.62 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 75.5% 73.5% 86.3% 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 6.8% 5.7% 3.9% 21.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 88.4% 84.7% 79.0% 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 75.5% 71.7% 64.3% 78.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 88.9% 88.1% 83.4% 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 49.7% 42.6% 21.3% 30.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 7.5% 8.2% 11.7% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.0%
15.6%
14.4%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 58.2% 55.2% 57.2% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 54.4% 52.2% 53.6% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 99,720 125,240 6,999,175 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 152,022 158,010 16,630,587 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 567,466 569,081 66,441,608 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 186,415 187,298 28,302,952 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 427,833 471,973 37,053,190 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,563 $9,794 $12,413 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 20.4 19.9 24.4 26.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $36,700 $37,348 $42,009 $57,652
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $23,337 $21,322 $22,500 $31,177
Persons in poverty, percent
30.2%
25.5%
19.7%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 X 881 58,8501 7,757,807
Total employment, 2016 X 12,825 939,3221 126,752,238
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X 367,353 34,356,9611 6,435,142,055
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X 7.3% 1.4%1 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X 3,138 219,596 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 2,821 3,449 235,454 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,366 1,786 125,079 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,155 1,313 89,159 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,112 1,269 74,824 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,560 2,007 155,094 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 381 486 26,789 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,281 2,779 198,566 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 936.4 104.0 63.2 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 25.51 458.20 46,923.27 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 2870240 28105 28 00
Value Notes

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

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

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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