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Sharkey County, MS

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Sharkey County, MS
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatRolling Fork, MS
  • Population4,916
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 431.7200
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 11.4000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)20104,9162873 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201011.402558 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201870.8%23 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20182.2%2431 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201311 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201388 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20198.4%44 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,318.10577 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201629.2%1131 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201611.30928 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201859.5%634 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201602249 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201523.5%99 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201846.6%22 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$9,906,000.002856 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201197.27282 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)199755.6%870 of 994
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.181348 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$76,851.62614 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$104,110,000.002753 of 3108
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201246.9%63 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)200602728 of 2728
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)2010602861 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201972,036.251671 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$0.002709 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$28,000,000.002903 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$0.002178 of 2178
Population (County)20503,0002867 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$181,405.001747 of 3112
Total Employees (County)20502,0002820 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205002216 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050201339 of 2780
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