St. Joseph County is located in southwest Michigan. The County Seat is Centreville and the largest city is Sturgis. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.stjosephcountymi.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 60,946 and the 2010 census population was 61,295. The land area is 500.59 square miles and there are 122.4 persons per square mile.
93.9% of the population is White, 2.7% is Black or African American, 7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 84.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $108,900, there are 22,326 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,570, the median household income is $44,051, and 17.6% of the persons in St. Joseph County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,656. Retail sales (in $1000) were $559,870, and sales per capita were $8,971. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.4%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.4%.
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