Leflore County is located in west-central Mississippi. The County Seat is Greenwood and the largest city is Greenwood. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.leflorecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 31,422 and the 2010 census population was 32,317. The land area is 592.54 square miles and there are 54.5 persons per square mile.
25.5% of the population is White, 72.6% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 73.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 19% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $69,200, there are 10,887 households, an average of 2.77 persons per household. The per capita income is $14,307, the median household income is $24,480, and 40.4% of the persons in Leflore County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,599. Retail sales (in $1000) were $438,713, and sales per capita were $12,503. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.9%.
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