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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Copiah County, Mississippi

Copiah County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population was 28,757. The county seat is Hazlehurst. It is part of the Jackson, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. Copiah, from an Indian word meaning calling panther, was organized in 1823 as Mississippi's 18th county. It ranks seventh in land area. In the year of organization, Walter Leake served as governor and James Monroe as President of the United States. The county is known as a tomato and cabbage producing area, and for many years was called the "Tomato Capital of the World." Albert Gallatin Brown, the 14th governor of Mississippi, was elected from Copiah County, serving from 1844-48. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Mississippi State$51,825 Average House Value (as of 2000)
30,790 Population (as of 2000)$25,418 Average House Income (as of 2000)
30,763 Population (current)731.3 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)2.8 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
448 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$31,569,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
5,997 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$129,340,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
Ethnicity (as of 2000)
Median Ages (as of 2000)
No employer information available.