Greene County, Mississippi Population 2021

Greene County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,766 with a growth rate of -3.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greene County, Mississippi is the 62nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 14,389 and has seen a growth of -11.28% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,766-410-3.11%
202013,176-410-3.02%
201913,586-410-2.93%
201813,9964673.45%
201713,529-37-0.27%
201613,566170.13%
201513,549-791-5.52%
201414,340520.36%
201314,288-45-0.31%
201214,333100.07%
201114,323-66-0.46%
201014,3894,16940.79%
199010,2203934.00%
19809,8271,28215.00%
19708,5451792.14%
19608,3661511.84%
19508,215-1,297-13.64%
19409,512-1,132-10.64%
193010,6442142.05%
192010,4304,38072.40%
19106,050-745-10.96%
19006,7952,88973.96%
18903,90671222.29%
18803,1941,15656.72%
18702,038-194-8.69%
18602,23221410.60%
18502,01838223.35%
18401,636-218-11.76%
18301,85440928.30%
18201,4450.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-3.11%
County Website
Founded
1811
County Seat
2010 Population
14,389
Growth Since 2010
-11.28%
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Greene County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,02173.44%
Black or African American3,53825.93%
Two or More Races530.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.22%
Some Other Race30.02%
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Greene County, Mississippi Population by Race

Greene County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Greene County, Mississippi Median Age

40.4


Total

39.3


Male

43.4


Female

Greene County, Mississippi Adults

There are 10,996 adults, (1,828 of whom are seniors) in Greene County, Mississippi.

Greene County, Mississippi Age Dependency

48.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greene County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,489

40.23%

Male

8,156

59.77%

Greene County, Mississippi Population by Age

Greene County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greene County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
Female86.8%13.2%
All82.8%17.2%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Male62.7%37.3%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greene County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9252.582.8
Married1,9553.291.7
Non Family1,3011.1572.4
Female3933.0386.8
Male2763.0862.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Greene County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6526.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,67917.14%
High School Graduate3,29733.66%
Some College2,50925.61%
Associates Degree7077.22%
Bachelors Degree6126.25%
Graduate Degree3403.47%
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Greene County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greene County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,9695,712760
Black2,6361,612136
Hispanic14510855
Native American3028
2+ Races1651
Other Race33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.93%.

Greene County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,283$42,903$24,176
Less Than 9th Grade$15,040$$15,893
High School Graduate$27,721$52,961$18,118
Some College$31,919$42,529$21,966
Bachelors Degree$62,863$62,879$62,857
Graduate Degree$41,856$76,458$41,477

$32,283

Average Earnings

$42,903

Average Male

$24,176

Average Female

Greene County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greene County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Greene County, Mississippi Language

98.53% of Greene County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Greene County, Mississippi Language

Greene County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1571,15514.16%
Black1,51457938.24%
Hispanic746587.84%
Native15213.33%

18.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.10%

Male Poverty Rate

17.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greene County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 87.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Mississippi is Native, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.14%.

Greene County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School26.74%
Less Than 9th Grade26.51%
Bachelors or Greater11.74%
Some College6.75%

Greene County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed60.69%
Female Unemployed36.20%
Female Employed7.37%
Male Employed3.44%

Greene County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greene County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,677$56,211
Families$59,943$65,974
Married Families$62,825-
Non Families$23,975$34,969
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Income by Household Type

Greene County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Greene County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Greene County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Greene County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Greene County, Mississippi Marital Status

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790

Number of Veterans

785

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam360
First Gulf War206
Second Gulf War86
Korea47
World War II9

Greene County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74238
35 to 54215
75+184
55 to 64122
18 to 3431

Greene County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5857.38%
Black2016.72%
Hispanic2113.73%
Native American413.33%

Greene County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Greene County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greene County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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33.4%

Labor Force Participation

29.4%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Greene County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Greene County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Greene County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.29%

Born in Greene County, Mississippi

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.22% of Greene County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 71.29% having been born in Mississippi. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Greene County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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