Basic information about the Mississippi County
The Mississippi County is located in the state of Missouri. This county occupies 429 square miles, with 18 square miles being water areas. There are 14.358 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Mississippi County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (74.06%), followed by Black or African American (23.96%) and Two or More races (1.05%). There are 5.180 households in the county, while 66,45% of them are family households and 33,55% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Mississippi County. The most populated city is Charleston city and the smallest town or village is Pinhook village.