Lowndes County, Mississippi
|US state :||Mississippi|
|Administrative headquarters :||Columbus|
|Address of the
P.O. Box 1364
Columbus, MS 39703-1364
|Foundation :||January 30, 1830|
|Made up from:||Monroe County|
|Area code :||001 662|
|Residents :||59,779 (2010)|
|Population density :||45.9 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||1338 km²|
|Water surface :||37 km²|
|Website : www.lowndescountygov.com|
The Lowndes County is a county in the US state of Mississippi . The county seat is Columbus , named after Christopher Columbus , an Italian seafarer in Spanish service who is commonly credited with discovering America .
The county is located in northeast Mississippi, borders Alabama to the east and has an area of 1,338 square kilometers, of which 37 square kilometers are water. It borders on the following counties:
|Clay County||Monroe County||
The historic SD Lee House is located in Columbus , a house built around 1847. The owner was the former General Stephen Dill Lee . The building was listed as a Historic Monument on May 6, 1971 by the National Register of Historic Places under number 71000456.
One building has National Historic Landmark status , the Charles McLaran House . 33 buildings and sites in the county are registered in the National Register of Historic Places (as of February 2, 2018).
|growth of population|
|Before 1900 1900–1990
2000 + 2010
According to the 2000 census , Lowndes County had 61,586 people in 22,849 households and 16,405 families. The population density was 47 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 56.47 percent white, 41.56 percent African American, 0.17 percent Native American, 0.54 percent Asian, 0.03 percent of residents from the Pacific island area and 0.39 percent from other ethnic groups Groups; 0.85 percent were descended from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any of the above mentioned groups were 1.11 percent of the population.
Of the 22,849 households, 36.5 percent had children under the age of 18 living with them. 49.2 percent were married couples living together, 18.7 percent were single mothers, and 28.2 percent were non-families. 24.6 percent of all households were single households and 8.9 percent had people aged 65 years or over. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13.
28.6 percent of the population was under 18 years old, 10.6 percent between 18 and 24, 29.2 percent between 25 and 44, 20.4 percent between 45 and 64 years old, and 11.2 percent were 65 years or older . The median age was 33 years. Statistically, for every 100 females there were 89.9 males and for every 100 females aged 18 or over there were 84.2 males.
The average income of a household amounted to 32,123 USD , for a family is 38,248 USD. Males had a median income of $ 31,792 versus $ 20,640 for females. The per capita income was $ 16,514. About 18.0 percent of families and 21.3 percent of the population were below the poverty line .
cities and communes
1 - partially in Monroe County
- GNIS-ID: 695767. Retrieved on February 22, 2011 (English).
- Extract from the National Register of Historic Places.Retrieved March 13, 2011
- Local History Announcements. In: Stephen D. Lee Home Blog. Retrieved April 27, 2016 (English).
- Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: Mississippi . National Park Service , accessed February 2, 2018.
- Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed February 2, 2018.
- US Census Bureau _ Census of Population and Housing.Retrieved February 19, 2011
- Extract from Census.gov . Retrieved February 19, 2011
- Extract from census.gov (2000 + 2010) ( Memento of the original from July 14, 2011 on WebCite ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved April 4, 2012
- Lowndes County, Mississippi Datasheet with the 2000 census results at factfinder.census.gov