Mississippi Lincoln County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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Street Address: 100 South Jackson Street, Brookhaven, MS 39601
Phone Number: (601) 833-3369 Lincoln N/A N/A

Street Address: 100 South Jackson Street, Brookhaven, MS 39601
Phone Number: (601) 833-3369 Lincoln 158,932 121,770

Overview of Lincoln County, Mississippi

Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 33,166. It is named in honor of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Its county seat is Brookhaven.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,523 km² (588 mi²). 1,517 km² (586 mi²) of it is land and 6 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.42% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 33,166 people, 12,538 households, and 9,190 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (57/mi²). There are 14,052 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 69.38% White, 29.67% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 12,538 households out of which 34.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.90% are married couples living together, 14.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 24.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 92.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,279, and the median income for a family is $33,552. Males have a median income of $29,060 versus $18,877 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,961. 19.20% of the population and 16.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.80% of those under the age of 18 and 17.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Brookhaven

Map of Lincoln County Mississippi