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Sunflower County, Mississippi; Mississippi

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Sunflower County, Mississippi
Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 25,735 2,986,530
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 25,735 2,986,530
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 29,383 2,968,118
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -12.4% 0.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 29,450 2,967,297
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.1%
23.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.7%
15.9%
Female persons, percent
46.6%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
24.7%
59.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
73.9%
37.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
0.6%
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.9%
3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
23.7%
56.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 986 172,587
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 0.7% 2.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 9,679 1,332,577
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 56.2% 68.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $71,600 $109,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $884 $1,105
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $362 $346
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $608 $740
Building permits, 2018 11 6,883
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 8,505 1,103,514
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.70 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 87.4% 86.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 1.3% 3.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 73.7% 79.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 53.9% 64.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 72.2% 83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 14.5% 21.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 10.2% 11.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
15.1%
14.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 47.5% 57.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 52.0% 53.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 18,340 6,999,175
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 104,756 16,630,587
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 137,773 66,441,608
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 443,278 28,302,952
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 244,070 37,053,190
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,585 $12,413
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 18.8 24.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $28,556 $42,009
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $14,427 $22,500
Persons in poverty, percent
36.2%
19.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 439 58,8501
Total employment, 2016 5,439 939,3221
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 178,620 34,356,9611
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 5.0% 1.4%1
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 1,787 219,596
All firms, 2012 1,786 235,454
Men-owned firms, 2012 823 125,079
Women-owned firms, 2012 792 89,159
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,073 74,824
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 619 155,094
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 158 26,789
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,474 198,566
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 42.2 63.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 697.75 46,923.27
FIPS Code 28133 28
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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