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Mississippi




George County, Mississippi

   People QuickFactsGeorge CountyMississippi
Population, 2005 estimate 21,2592,921,088
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 11.0%2.7%
Population, 2000 19,1442,844,658
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 8.0%7.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 27.6%25.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 10.9%12.3%
Female persons, percent, 2005 49.0%51.4%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)89.7%61.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)9.2%36.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.6%0.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)2.5%1.7%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 87.3%59.7%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 62.6%58.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.3%1.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 2.6%3.6%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 69.8%72.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 9.1%16.9%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 3,773607,570
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 36.624.6
 
Housing units, 2005 7,7501,235,496
Homeownership rate, 2000 86.2%72.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 3.3%13.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $66,500$71,400
 
Households, 2000 6,7421,046,434
Persons per household, 2000 2.782.63
Median household income, 2003 $36,416$32,397
Per capita money income, 1999 $14,337$15,853
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 16.1%18.3%
   Business QuickFactsGeorge CountyMississippi
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 30960,5342
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 3,745928,3132
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 27.1%-3.0%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 1,183156,1661
 
Total number of firms, 2002 1,302187,602
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA13.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 47.2%25.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA38,276,054
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D19,215,751
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 131,85925,017,531
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $6,577$8,724
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 8,2755,486,105
Building permits, 2005 013,396
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 105,97622,337,6972
   Geography QuickFactsGeorge CountyMississippi
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 47846,906
Persons per square mile, 2000 40.160.6
FIPS Code 03928
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Pascagoula, MS Metro Area 

1: The 2004 Nonemployer totals may be low due to late tax reporting in hurricane-impacted counties/regions in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
2: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, 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, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:11 EST

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