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MISSISSIPPI Power Point Data

Population: July 2007 est.  =  2,918,785

Population growth 2006-2007 = 0.7%

Population density:  62.2 per sq mi

ethnic distribution

60.7%  white

37.2% black

0.8% asian

0.5% Native American

0.04% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0.8% Two or more ethnicities

2.1% Hispanic

 

Geography

total area = 48,430 sq mi

land mass = 46,907 sq mi

forested acres = 19.6 mil

 

Location

East South Central state bordered on the W by the Mississippi River and on the S by the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Climate

semi-tropical, with abundant rainfall, long growing seasonand extreme temperatures unusual

 

Topography

low, fertile delta between the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers; loess bluffs stretching around the delta border; sandy gulf coastal terraces followed by piney woods and prairie; rugged, high sandy hills in extreme NE followed by Black Prairie Belt, Pontotoc Ridge and flatlands into the  north central highlands.

 

Economy

Chief Industries

warehousing & distribution, services, manufacturing, government, wholesale & retail trade.

 

Chief Manufactured Goods

petroleum, upholstered furniture, poultry processing, motor vehicles & parts, plastics, ships & boats, chemicals.

 

Chief crops

cotton, soybeans, rice, hay, corn, sweet potatoes

 

Livestock (2007)

980,000 cattle/calves

10. 7mil chickens

803.8 mil broilers

335,000 hogs/pigs

 

Commercial Fishing (2006)

$21.7 mil

 

Chief Port

Pascagoula, Vicksburg, Gulfport, Natchez, Greenville

 

Gross State Product (est 2007)

$88.5 bil

 

Sales Tax (2008) = 7.0%

 

Employment Distribution (est 2007)

21.2% govt

19.7% trade/trans/util

14.3% mfg

11.0% ed/health

8.3% prof/bus svc

11.1% leisure/hosp

4.1% finance

5.1% construction

3.3% other svc

1.2% info

 

Unemployment (2007)

6.3%

 

Mean earner's income (2007)

$28,845

 

Commercial Banks (2007)  102

deposits = $41.2 bil

Savings Institutions (2007)  6

deposits = $442.0 mil

 

Federal Government

Federal employees (2007)

18,261

Avg Salary = $60,326

 

Energy

Electricity Production (2007 kWh)

coal = 14.5 bil

gas = 11.8 bil

nuclear = 9.4 bil

petroleum = 397.0 mil

 

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