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Walthall County, Mississippi; Montgomery County, Mississippi; Jasper County, Mississippi; Harrison County, Mississippi; Hancock County, Mississippi

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Walthall County, Mississippi
Montgomery County, Mississippi
Jasper County, Mississippi
Harrison County, Mississippi
Hancock County, Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,286 9,775 16,383 208,080 47,632
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,286 9,775 16,383 208,080 47,632
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 15,440 10,933 17,073 187,109 44,023
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -7.5% -10.6% -4.0% 11.2% 8.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 15,443 10,925 17,062 187,105 43,929
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
6.0%
5.9%
6.5%
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
22.3%
22.3%
23.8%
19.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.9%
22.2%
20.7%
15.4%
20.7%
Female persons, percent
51.6%
51.9%
51.6%
51.1%
51.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
54.3%
53.2%
45.5%
67.8%
87.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
43.2%
44.8%
53.2%
25.9%
8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.4%
0.3%
0.5%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.8%
0.1%
2.9%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
0.9%
0.8%
2.8%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.2%
1.5%
1.4%
5.6%
3.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.9%
52.2%
44.6%
63.2%
84.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 541 510 1,076 20,988 4,065
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 0.5% 0.8% 0.2% 4.8% 1.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,333 5,876 8,490 94,603 26,385
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 89.2% 71.4% 84.7% 56.0% 74.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $90,400 $80,000 $73,400 $144,500 $144,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $943 $968 $843 $1,263 $1,240
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $347 $361 $343 $386 $394
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $579 $544 $620 $875 $807
Building permits, 2019 0 94 0 1,047 660
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 5,683 4,619 6,690 78,863 19,519
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.55 2.18 2.46 2.51 2.37
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 91.7% 90.7% 91.8% 79.7% 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.3% 1.2% 0.5% 7.1% 3.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 69.5% 74.3% 72.7% 84.8% 86.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 48.1% 64.3% 45.9% 76.8% 75.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.5% 79.5% 83.1% 87.1% 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 13.4% 20.4% 14.5% 22.3% 23.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.4% 18.9% 11.8% 11.6% 15.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
17.6%
14.0%
14.6%
15.9%
15.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.5% 53.5% 51.7% 58.7% 54.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 44.0% 48.0% 47.5% 55.9% 50.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 8,097 D D 1,537,711 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 13,999 D 20,506 1,560,462 D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 327,723 1,989,834 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D D 664,380 10,330
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 111,319 144,353 73,006 2,859,097 346,183
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,372 $13,600 $4,418 $14,735 $7,650
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 37.2 30.0 34.8 23.1 29.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,804 $33,667 $35,931 $45,566 $47,543
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $20,337 $22,913 $21,929 $24,445 $26,659
Persons in poverty, percent
23.4%
22.9%
19.0%
20.0%
17.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 209 204 208 4,206 704
Total employment, 2018 2,140 2,106 3,291 74,310 9,187
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 72,786 62,189 164,216 2,905,417 358,827
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 5.6% -6.5% -2.9% -0.6% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,139 646 1,062 15,364 3,603
All firms, 2012 1,324 696 1,151 16,566 3,586
Men-owned firms, 2012 550 424 664 8,573 1,865
Women-owned firms, 2012 598 200 356 6,296 1,345
Minority-owned firms, 2012 466 129 380 5,041 405
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 800 534 745 10,849 3,075
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 84 88 117 1,962 362
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,195 574 963 13,505 3,025
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 38.2 26.8 25.2 326.0 92.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 403.94 406.98 676.24 573.99 473.75
FIPS Code 28147 28097 28061 28047 28045
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). 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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