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Choctaw County, Mississippi

PO Box 250
Ackerman, MS 39735
Phone: (662) 285-6329
Fax: (662) 285-3444

In east-central MS, west of Columbus; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Chickasaw cession of 1832. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock; meaning of name unknown

Area (sq mi):: 419.81 (land 419.10; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 22.80
Population 2005: 9,572 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 9,758 (White 67.80%; Black or African American 30.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,474; median household $27,020; Population below poverty level: 24.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,352-$16,219
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.80% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Choctaw County, Alabama

117 S Mulberry St Suite 9
Butler, AL 36904
Phone: (205) 459-2417
Fax: (205) 459-4248

On western border of AL; organized Dec 29, 1847 from Sumter and Washington counties. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Muskohegean linguistic stock; meaning of the name unknown

Area (sq mi):: 920.85 (land 913.51; water 7.34) Population per square mile: 16.20
Population 2005: 14,807 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.00%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 15,922 (White 54.80%; Black or African American 44.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,635; median household $24,749; Population below poverty level: 24.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,524-$21,269
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 37.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Choctaw County, Oklahoma

300 E Duke St
Hugo, OK 74743
Phone: (580) 326-3778
Fax: (580) 326-6787

On the southeastern border of OK; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands. Name Origin: For the Choctaw Nation, an Indian tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock. Meaning of the name is unknown

Area (sq mi):: 800.68 (land 773.93; water 26.75) Population per square mile: 19.80
Population 2005: 15,297 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 0.30% Population 2000: 15,342 (White 67.80%; Black or African American 10.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 20.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $12,296; median household $22,743; Population below poverty level: 24.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,892-$19,258
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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