|Winston County, Mississippi|
Location in the state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location in the U.S.
610 sq mi (1,580 km²)
607 sq mi (1,572 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.51%
34/sq mi (13/km²)
Geography[edit | edit source]
Major Highways[edit | edit source]
Adjacent Counties[edit | edit source]
- Oktibbeha County (north)
- Noxubee County (east)
- Kemper County (southeast)
- Neshoba County (south)
- Attala County (west)
- Choctaw County (northwest)
Demographics[edit | edit source]
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 20,160 people, 7,578 households, and 5,471 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (33/sq mi). There were 8,472 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 55.26% White, 43.25% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 1.21% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 7,578 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.90% were married couples living together, 18.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,256, and the median income for a family was $33,602. Males had a median income of $28,665 versus $18,210 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,548. About 19.40% of families and 23.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.90% of those under age 18 and 18.90% of those age 65 or over.
Communities[edit | edit source]
- Unincorporated places
References[edit | edit source]
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