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Tippah County, Mississippi; Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

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Tippah County, Mississippi
Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 21,995 13,987
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 21,995 13,987
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 22,232 15,385
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -1.1% -9.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 22,232 15,378
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.4%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.5%
19.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.5%
14.9%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
44.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
80.7%
40.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
17.0%
57.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.8%
7.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.7%
34.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 871 496
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 2.3% 5.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 9,865 5,624
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 74.1% 77.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $86,000 $63,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $866 $828
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $295 $331
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $551 $462
Building permits, 2018 4 1
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 8,204 4,296
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.64 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 89.8% 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 4.0% 12.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 76.1% 65.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 59.9% 48.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 77.6% 70.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 14.5% 10.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 15.2% 9.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
15.3%
14.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 58.3% 37.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 52.5% 50.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 3,364
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 44,492 29,588
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 400,318 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 247,770 67,228
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,775 54,117
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,074 $3,581
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 23.9 26.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $39,351 $30,000
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $19,780 $14,163
Persons in poverty, percent
17.9%
35.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 356 173
Total employment, 2016 5,280 1,814
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 164,665 59,184
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 5.7% -0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 1,459 818
All firms, 2012 1,595 1,180
Men-owned firms, 2012 967 623
Women-owned firms, 2012 473 470
Minority-owned firms, 2012 141 544
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,404 589
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 132 118
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,324 1,031
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 48.6 23.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 457.82 645.29
FIPS Code 28139 28135
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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