Yalobusha County is located in north-central Mississippi. The County Seat is Water Valley and the largest city is Water Valley. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.yalobushacountymississippi.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,276 and the 2010 census population was 12,678. The land area is 467.13 square miles and there are 27.1 persons per square mile.
60.4% of the population is White, 38% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 77.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $67,800, there are 4,797 households, an average of 2.58 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,750, the median household income is $32,930, and 22.2% of the persons in Yalobusha County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 872. Retail sales (in $1000) were $59,650, and sales per capita were $4,341. The percentage of black-owned firms is 17.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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