Greene County MS Information


Greene County Subdivisions

Greene County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,867
Population in Households 11,755
Population in Familes 10,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,112
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 4,404
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 3,206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,641 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 763 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 938 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $84,477
Average Home Value $102,774


Median Household Income $39,535
Average Household Income $49,616
Per Capita Income $18,364
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.24%
Households 0.36% 0.18%
Families 0.16% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Greene County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greene County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 27th
Population Density1 # 69 17th
Diversity Index2 # 59 29th
Median Household Income # 14 84th
Per Capita Income # 50 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.