Issaquena County

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Issaquena County, Mississippi

PO Box 27
Mayersville, MS 39113
Phone: (662) 873-2761
Fax: (662) 873-2061

On the central western border of MS, north of Vicksburg; organized Jan 23, 1844 from Washington County. Name Origin: From the Choctaw word probably meaning 'deer's head.'

Area (sq mi):: 441.36 (land 413.06; water 28.30) Population per square mile: 4.60
Population 2005: 1,909 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -16.10%; 1990-2000 19.10% Population 2000: 2,274 (White 36.10%; Black or African American 62.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $10,581; median household $19,936; Population below poverty level: 33.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $11,383-$15,833
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -8.00% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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