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Marion County, Mississippi

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Marion County, Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,573
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,573
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 27,080
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -9.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 27,088
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.3%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
31.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
65.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,192
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12,138
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 80.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $85,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $990
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $355
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $652
Building permits, 2019 1
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 9,543
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 89.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 73.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 50.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 79.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 12.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 14.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
17.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 47.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 42.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 22,435
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 63,898
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 75,132
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 121,568
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 280,067
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $10,592
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 34.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $31,446
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $18,687
Persons in poverty, percent
27.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 554
Total employment, 2018 6,981
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 280,910
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,957
All firms, 2012 2,471
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,293
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,013
Minority-owned firms, 2012 660
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,707
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 339
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,960
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 49.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 542.38
FIPS Code 28091
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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