Montgomery County is located in central Mississippi. The County Seat is Winona and the largest city is Winona. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ms.gov/content/Pages/LocalGov.aspx?county=Montgomery. The 2014 population estimate is 10,400 and the 2010 census population was 10,925. The land area is 406.98 square miles and there are 26.8 persons per square mile.
53.4% of the population is White, 45.4% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 72.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $68,600, there are 4,229 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,523, the median household income is $30,466, and 31.1% of the persons in Montgomery County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 908. Retail sales (in $1000) were $136,579, and sales per capita were $11,892. The percentage of black-owned firms is 25.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.7%.
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