Mississippi Greene County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Greene County, Mississippi. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Mississippi Greene County.

Street Address: 101 Lafayette, Leakesville, MS 39451
Phone Number: (601) 394-2897 Greene N/A N/A

Street Address: 117 Church Avenue, Mclain, MS 39456
Phone Number: (601) 753-9207 Greene N/A N/A

Street Address: 8 Farrier Street, State Line, MS 39362
Phone Number: (601) 848-7011 Greene N/A N/A

Overview of Greene County, Mississippi

Greene County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 13,299. Its county seat is Leakesville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,861 km² (719 mi²). 1,846 km² (713 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.82% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 13,299 people, 4,148 households, and 3,152 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (19/mi²). There are 4,947 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 72.79% White, 26.18% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,148 households out of which 37.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.20% are married couples living together, 11.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.00% are non-families. 22.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 13.10% from 18 to 24, 32.10% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 130.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 141.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $28,336, and the median income for a family is $33,037. Males have a median income of $30,189 versus $17,935 for females. The per capita income for the county is $11,868. 19.60% of the population and 16.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.30% of those under the age of 18 and 21.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Greene County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Leakesville
  • McLain
  • State Line

Map of Greene County Mississippi