Greene County is located in southeast Mississippi. The County Seat is Leakesville and the largest city is Leakesville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ms.gov/content/pages/LocalGov.aspx?county=Greene. The 2014 population estimate is 14,326 and the 2010 census population was 14,395. The land area is 712.76 square miles and there are 20.2 persons per square mile.
71.6% of the population is White, 27.1% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 75.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 7.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $83,200, there are 4,117 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $14,463, the median household income is $36,888, and 18.2% of the persons in Greene County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 783. Retail sales (in $1000) were $39,126, and sales per capita were $2,857.
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