Mississippi Humphreys County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Humphreys 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 Humphreys County.

1. Central Library HUMPHREYS COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 South Hayden Street, Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone Number: (662) 247-3606 Humphreys N/A N/A

2. Library System HUMPHREYS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
105 South Hayden Street, Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone Number: (662) 247-3606 Humphreys 27,407 32,315

3. Branch Library ISOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Julia Street, Isola, MS 38754
Phone Number: (662) 962-3606 Humphreys N/A N/A

Overview of Humphreys County, Mississippi

Humphreys County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 11,206. Its county seat is Belzoni. It is named for Benjamin G. Humphreys.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,117 km² (431 mi²). 1,083 km² (418 mi²) of it is land and 34 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.03% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 11,206 people, 3,765 households, and 2,695 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (27/mi²). There are 4,138 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 27.17% White, 71.51% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. 1.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,765 households out of which 36.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.30% are married couples living together, 27.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% are non-families. 24.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.95 and the average family size is 3.54.

In the county the population is spread out with 32.70% under the age of 18, 10.70% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 18.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 87.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $20,566, and the median income for a family is $23,719. Males have a median income of $24,948 versus $19,201 for females. The per capita income for the county is $10,926. 38.20% of the population and 32.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 50.30% of those under the age of 18 and 31.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Belzoni
  • Isola
  • Louise
  • Silver City

Map of Humphreys County Mississippi