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Holmes County, MS

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Holmes County, MS
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatLexington, MS
  • Population19,198
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 756.7000
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 25.3998

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201019,1981895 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201025.402106 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201882.5%3 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20181.1%3042 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201311 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201366 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)201910.3%18 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,122.301423 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201641.6%23 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201624.9033 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201856.2%920 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201602249 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201524.0%86 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201843.1%50 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$28,815,000.002085 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20136686 of 2263
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201196.42488 of 3103
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.341219 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$447,600.80241 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$212,737,000.002250 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.6%1849 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201244.0%128 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201801961 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2014-20150495 of 1323
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20102501959 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019115,975.951395 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$9,000,000.001945 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$101,000,000.002381 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$0.002178 of 2178
Population (County)205016,0002034 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$149,916.002696 of 3112
Total Employees (County)20507,0002144 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)20501,0001623 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205065749 of 2780
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