Yalobusha County

Yalobusha County, Mississippi

PO Box 664
Water Valley, MS 38965
Phone: (662) 473-5024
Fax: (662) 473-3622

In north-central MS; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Choctaw cession in 1830. Name Origin: For the Yalobusha River, which flows through a nearby county; from Choctaw, probably 'tadpole-place.'

Area (sq mi):: 495.00 (land 467.12; water 27.88) Population per square mile: 28.70
Population 2005: 13,417 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 13,051 (White 60.00%; Black or African American 38.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,953; median household $26,315; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,640-$21,061
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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