Tate County is located in northwestern Mississippi. The County Seat is Senatobia and the largest city is Senatobia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ms.gov/content/Pages/LocalGov.aspx?county=Tate. The 2014 population estimate is 28,204 and the 2010 census population was 28,882. The land area is 404.76 square miles and there are 71.4 persons per square mile.
67.2% of the population is White, 30.9% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 79.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,600, there are 9,936 households, an average of 2.73 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,431, the median household income is $41,494, and 18.5% of the persons in Tate County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,107. Retail sales (in $1000) were $237,674, and sales per capita were $8,833. The percentage of black-owned firms is 19.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32.5%.
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