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Grenada, Mississippi

Grenada is a city located in Grenada County, Mississippi. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 14,879. It is the county seat of Grenada County6.


\nGrenada is located at 33°46'30" North, 89°48'32" West (33.775080, -89.808768)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 77.6 km² (30.0 mi²). 77.6 km² (30.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 14,879 people, 5,701 households, and 3,870 families residing in the city. The population density is 191.8/km² (496.8/mi²). There are 6,210 housing units at an average density of 80.1/km² (207.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 49.28% White, 49.34% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 5,701 households out of which 33.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% are married couples living together, 22.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% are non-families. 28.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.10. In the city the population is spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.5 males. The median income for a household in the city is $25,589, and the median income for a family is $31,316. Males have a median income of $27,946 versus $21,913 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,734. 23.6% of the population and 20.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.1% are under the age of 18 and 27.3% are 65 or older.