Grenada County is located in north-central Mississippi. The County Seat is Grenada and the largest city is Grenada. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.grenadameansbusiness.com/node/155. The 2014 population estimate is 21,666 and the 2010 census population was 21,906. The land area is 422.11 square miles and there are 51.9 persons per square mile.
56.3% of the population is White, 42.2% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 78.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,500, there are 7,941 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,084, the median household income is $34,129, and 21.9% of the persons in Grenada County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,973. Retail sales (in $1000) were $377,005, and sales per capita were $16,312. The percentage of black-owned firms is 14.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32.2%.
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