Itawamba County is located in northeast Mississippi. The County Seat is Fulton and the largest city is Fulton. The Official Web Site is located at http://itawambacoms.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 23,527 and the 2010 census population was 23,401. The land area is 532.79 square miles and there are 43.9 persons per square mile.
92.2% of the population is White, 6.5% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 76.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,300, there are 8,859 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,106, the median household income is $36,073, and 15.7% of the persons in Itawamba County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,007. Retail sales (in $1000) were $135,017, and sales per capita were $5,876. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.3%.
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