Marshall County is located in north-central Mississippi. The County Seat is Holly Springs and the largest city is Holly Springs. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.marshallcoms.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 36,234 and the 2010 census population was 37,139. The land area is 706.19 square miles and there are 52.6 persons per square mile.
51.1% of the population is White, 47.4% is Black or African American, 3.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 73.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $83,700, there are 13,050 households, an average of 2.67 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,978, the median household income is $36,022, and 22.2% of the persons in Marshall County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,734. Retail sales (in $1000) were $166,379, and sales per capita were $4,559. The percentage of black-owned firms is 36.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.1%.
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