Neshoba County is located in central Mississippi. The County Seat is Philadelphia and the largest city is Philadelphia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.neshobacounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 29,465 and the 2010 census population was 29,673. The land area is 570.14 square miles and there are 52.1 persons per square mile.
60.3% of the population is White, 21.2% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 16.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 77.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,900, there are 10,829 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,693, the median household income is $37,050, and 24.1% of the persons in Neshoba County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,760. Retail sales (in $1000) were $255,834, and sales per capita were $8,565. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.6%.
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