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|People QuickFacts||Clay County||Mississippi|
|Population, 2013 estimate||20,408||2,991,207|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||20,634||2,967,299|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.1%||0.8%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.2%||6.6%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||24.8%||24.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||15.7%||13.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||53.0%||51.4%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||40.1%||59.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||58.8%||37.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||1.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.0%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||0.6%||1.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.3%||2.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||39.4%||57.5%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||88.3%||85.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||0.2%||2.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||1.4%||3.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||79.2%||81.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||17.2%||20.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||23.4||23.9|
|Housing units, 2013||9,144||1,283,165|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||70.7%||69.9%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||10.1%||13.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$81,900||$100,200|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.58||2.64|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$18,833||$20,670|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$31,228||$38,882|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||24.3%||22.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Clay County||Mississippi|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||355||58,6441|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||4,227||895,8041|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||2.3%||0.9%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,246||199,777|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,424||225,977|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||18.0%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.8%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||25.2%||26.9%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||392,963||59,869,456|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||23,003,585|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||126,026||33,751,407|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$6,037||$11,552|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||15,843||7,045,097|
|Building permits, 2012||7||6,039|
|Geography QuickFacts||Clay County||Mississippi|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||410.08||46,923.27|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||50.3||63.2|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|