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Walthall County, Mississippi; Tallahatchie County, Mississippi; Issaquena County, Mississippi; Hancock County, Mississippi

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Walthall County, Mississippi
Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
Issaquena County, Mississippi
Hancock County, Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,286 13,809 1,327 47,632
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,286 13,809 1,327 47,632
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 15,440 15,385 1,399 44,023
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -7.5% -10.2% -5.1% 8.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 15,443 15,378 1,406 43,929
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.7%
2.7%
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
19.6%
10.7%
19.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.9%
15.3%
16.7%
20.7%
Female persons, percent
51.6%
44.5%
40.2%
51.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
54.3%
40.2%
34.9%
87.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
43.2%
57.0%
63.8%
8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
1.0%
0.5%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
1.3%
0.4%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.2%
6.9%
1.7%
3.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.9%
34.5%
33.8%
84.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 541 497 38 4,065
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 0.5% 5.0% 0.4% 1.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,333 5,669 573 26,385
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 89.2% 73.9% 45.9% 74.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $90,400 $63,500 $57,500 $144,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $943 $849 $1,082 $1,240
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $347 $323 $336 $394
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $579 $504 $406 $807
Building permits, 2019 0 3 NA 660
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 5,683 4,253 484 19,519
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.55 2.60 2.17 2.37
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 91.7% 88.7% 78.8% 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.3% 10.6% 0.6% 3.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 69.5% 68.5% 61.2% 86.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 48.1% 49.4% 49.2% 75.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.5% 68.9% 70.2% 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 13.4% 11.4% 6.7% 23.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.4% 8.3% 21.9% 15.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
17.6%
14.8%
18.0%
15.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.5% 37.7% 36.5% 54.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 44.0% 48.2% 48.1% 50.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 8,097 3,364 0 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 13,999 29,588 D D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 0 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 67,228 D 10,330
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 111,319 54,117 0 346,183
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,372 $3,581 $0 $7,650
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 37.2 25.6 24.1 29.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,804 $30,028 $25,776 $47,543
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $20,337 $14,943 $18,942 $26,659
Persons in poverty, percent
23.4%
33.4%
40.5%
17.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 209 165 18 704
Total employment, 2018 2,140 1,651 99 9,187
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 72,786 53,930 3,018 358,827
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 5.6% -8.2% -2.0% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,139 809 66 3,603
All firms, 2012 1,324 1,180 64 3,586
Men-owned firms, 2012 550 623 33 1,865
Women-owned firms, 2012 598 470 F 1,345
Minority-owned firms, 2012 466 544 48 405
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 800 589 F 3,075
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 84 118 25 362
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,195 1,031 27 3,025
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 38.2 23.8 3.4 92.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 403.94 645.29 413.05 473.75
FIPS Code 28147 28135 28055 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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