Tishomingo County is located in northeast Mississippi. The County Seat is Iuka and the largest city is Iuka. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ms.gov/content/Pages/LocalGov.aspx?county=Tishomingo. The 2014 population estimate is 19,420 and the 2010 census population was 19,596. The land area is 424.25 square miles and there are 46.2 persons per square mile.
95.6% of the population is White, 2.9% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 76.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $72,900, there are 7,643 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,338, the median household income is $32,592, and 17.6% of the persons in Tishomingo County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,634. Retail sales (in $1000) were $112,571, and sales per capita were $5,867. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.5%.
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