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Greene County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 13,938 (all rural); it was 13,299 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,649
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,993
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,606
Renter-occupied apartments: 664 (it was 542 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

30%

Land area: 713 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greene County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (64.1%), Retail trade (12.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Greene County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 8,136  (58.4%)
Females: 5,802  (41.6%)
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Greene County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Greene County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,281 ($28,336 in 1999)

This county:

$41,281
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $251, upper quartile is $490)
This county:

$398
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,150 (it was $49,700 in 2000)
Greene:

$95,150
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,874 - $174,261

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $139,123
Here:

$139,123
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $42,797
Here:

$42,797
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Institutionalized population: 3,042
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $694 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $602 (0.9%)

Greene County household income distribution in 2009 Greene County home values distribution Greene County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.9%
Greene County:

16.9%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Black residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.9 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 39.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.0 years old, Black residents: 36.6 years old, American Indian residents: 50.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 13.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greene County is $369 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.

Cities in this county include: Leakesville, McLain, State Line.

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Greene County: Camp Hi Kana (A), Camp Tiak (B), Forrest County Home (C), Bowie Creek Landing Boat Ramp (D), Rosine (E), Leaf River Landing Boat Ramp (F), Shady Cove Recreational Vehicle Campground (G), United State Forest Service Ashe Nursery (H), Carnes (I), Ashe Lake Picnic Area (J), Camp Dantzler (K), Glendale Bridge Ramp (L), Greenwood Water Treatment Plant (M), Twin Pines Country Club (N), Interstate 59 North Roadside Park (O), Rapids on the River Boat Ramp (P), Rawl Springs Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Sunrise Volunteer Fire Department (R), Bethesda Home for Girls (S), Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greene County include: New Zion Hill Church (A), Providence Baptist Church (B), Sunrise Baptist Church (C), Dixie Baptist Church (D), East Pine Church (E), Trueway Church (F), Morning Star Church (G), McLaurin United Methodist Church (H), Grace Chapel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Morriston Cemetery (1), Mineral Springs Cemetery (2), Dixie Cemetery (3), Quick Cemetery (4), Griffin Cemetery (5), Simmons Cemetery (6), Clark Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sims Lake (A), Ragland Lake (B), Quickswipe Lake (C), Annie Carter Lake (D), Aldrich Lake (E), Blue Lake (F), Harry Lake (G), Wedgeworth Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clear Creek (A), Betsy Branch (B), Bay Creek (C), Nelson Creek (D), Wedgeworth Creek (E), Carters Creek (F), Okatoma Creek (G), Punch Branch (H), Bouie River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greene County include: Paul B Johnson State Park (1), Big Creek Landing Recreation Area (2), Ashe Lake Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grant Parish, Louisiana , Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana , Marion County , Perry County , Llano County, Texas , Wayne County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 311
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 57 (26.2% naturalized citizens)

Greene County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 12
  • 1990 to 1999: 4
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • Before 1970: 9
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.4%

Greene County marital status for males Greene County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,902
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 1,104
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Greene County with a mortgage: 1,315 (14 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,114

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greene County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,81437
Black Protestant1801
Mainline Protestant1764
Catholic261
None10,204-
Greene County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Greene County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Greene County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

11.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

34.9%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Greene County:

Average size of farms: 151 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,122
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $130.96
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,665
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,298
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.24%
Corn for grain: 596 harvested acres
Vegetables: 61 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 84 acres

Tornado activity:

Greene County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 2454367.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 21 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/3/2008, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 14 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greene County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Greene County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 252.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 364.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.4 miles away from Greene County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2013 to February 22, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4101: February 13, 2013, FEMA Id: 4101, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to March 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1837: May 12, 2009, FEMA Id: 1837, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1550: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1550, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (31%)
  • England (25%)
  • Hungary (10%)
  • Argentina (7%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greene County (%):

  • American (19%)
  • English (16%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (0%)

Greene County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,017 (87.1%)
  • Carpooled: 154 (6.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 27 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 103 (4.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Greene County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 2,008 people in state prisons
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
2,946 people in state prisons
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,284.

4.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.20% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($21,118 average AGI)
1.53% relocated from other states ($8,024 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.53%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from George County, MS  0.53% ($37,316 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MS  0.44% ($32,000)
from Jackson County, MS  0.42% ($25,867)
from Perry County, MS  0.42% ($31,200)
from Forrest County, MS  0.39% ($21,429)
from Mobile County, AL  0.36% ($30,692)
from Washington County, AL  0.28% ($23,500)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.69% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($17,853 average AGI)
1.93% relocated to other states ($14,926 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.93%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to George County, MS  0.72% ($25,423 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.55% ($33,050)
to Forrest County, MS  0.52% ($26,579)
to Mobile County, AL  0.50% ($38,556)
to Wayne County, MS  0.47% ($20,588)
to Washington County, AL  0.28% ($35,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Greene County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Greene County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greene County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,412 (1,004 aged, 408 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 411 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Greene County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (375)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (132)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (88)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (63)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (59)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (57)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (44)
  • Congestive heart failure (43)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (41)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (37)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,161
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,001

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,938
  • In family households: 9,202 (1,414 male householders, 1,366 female householders)
    2,220 spouses, 3,357 children (3,147 natural, 10 adopted, 199 stepchildren), 358 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 125 parents, 203 other relatives, 118 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,419 (576 male householders (557 living alone)), 767 female householders (665 living alone)), 81 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,273

Size of family households: 1,403 2-persons, 398 3-persons, 463 4-persons, 394 5-persons, 128 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,223 1-person, 125 2-persons.

1,792 married couples with children.
686 single-parent households (253 men, 433 women).

99.0% of residents of Greene speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $50,812,000 ($3,859 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,267,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,359,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,241,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $99,000
Federal grants: $13,843,000
Federal procurement contracts: $265,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,005,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $398,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $508,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,863,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 778
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 648
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -237
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greene County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.15 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 228
  • 2000 to 2009: 608
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,003
  • 1980 to 1989: 793
  • 1970 to 1979: 881
  • 1960 to 1969: 581
  • 1950 to 1959: 571
  • 1940 to 1949: 263
  • 1939 or earlier: 228
Note: State values scaled to Greene population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 205
  • 4 rooms: 518
  • 5 rooms: 656
  • 6 rooms: 764
  • 7 rooms: 799
  • 8 rooms: 232
  • 9+ rooms: 200
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 48
  • 3 rooms: 80
  • 4 rooms: 230
  • 5 rooms: 113
  • 6 rooms: 94
  • 7 rooms: 60
  • 8 rooms: 22
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 847
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,842
  • 4 bedrooms: 578
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 111
  • 2 bedrooms: 263
  • 3 bedrooms: 234
  • 4 bedrooms: 38
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • no vehicle: 86
  • 1 vehicle: 997
  • 2 vehicles: 1,239
  • 3 vehicles: 785
  • 4 vehicles: 292
  • 5+ vehicles: 13
  • no vehicle: 132
  • 1 vehicle: 241
  • 2 vehicles: 197
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

83% of Greene County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Mississippi.

Greene County:

83.3%
State average:

86.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,940
  • Other state: 3,888
  • Northeast: 32
  • Midwest: 446
  • South: 3,138
  • West: 260

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greene County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (74.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.4%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Utility gas (4.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (71.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.7%)
  • Utility gas (6.6%)
  • Wood (4.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

0.8%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

6.3%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Greene County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,280,000
    Police Protection: $886,000
    Financial Administration: $650,000
    Central Staff Services: $591,000
    Solid Waste Management: $541,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $325,000
    General Public Buildings: $125,000
    General - Other: $76,000
    Health Services - Other: $65,000
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Fire Protection: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $143,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $116,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
    Health: $46,000
    Libraries: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $941,000
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,267,000

Greene County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $409,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $358,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $894,000
    General Support: $238,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,096,000
    NEC: $186,000

Greene County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,376,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,365,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $706,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $305,000

Greene County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,264,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 505
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 436
  • Number of recipients under 18: 74
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 288
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 143
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 216
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 210
Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Greene County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6174.0 years
James6067.5 years
John5475.6 years
Mary4675.4 years
Willie4174.3 years
George3775.6 years
Robert3768.5 years
Thomas3163.5 years
Annie2179.0 years
Joseph2072.7 years
Most common last names in Greene County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8573.4 years
Williams5273.9 years
Turner4876.2 years
Breland4475.5 years
Brewer3768.7 years
Ball3476.5 years
Hillman3474.0 years
Leverette3372.5 years
Brown3076.9 years
Walley3077.0 years

Businesses in Greene County, MS

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1