Gulf South states have the most dollar stores per capita
Mississippi has about three dollar stores (counting Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar for every 10,000 people that live in the state).
A horizontal bar graph shows Mississippi has 3.03 dollar stores per ten thousand people living in the state, the highest of any state. Alabama came in third with 2.47 stores. Louisiana was 5th with 2.36 stores. The national average is 1.06.
Population data is for 2022 while the dollar store data was gathered in March 2023.
Source:Dollar General, Dollar Tree and U.S. Census BureauGet the data