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The 2000 Census showed that Greene County had a population of 13,299 people. This represented 0.47% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 63rd most populous county (out of 82 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Greene had a population of 14,352 people. This is an increase of 7.92% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,400+8.28%+0.33% since 2009
200914,352+7.92%+0.36% since 2008
200814,301+7.53%+4.41% since 2007
200713,697+2.99%+5.26% since 2006
200613,013-2.15%-0.91% since 2005
200513,133-1.25%+0.18% since 2004
200413,109-1.43%-1.35% since 2003
200313,289  
200213,234-0.49%+0.17% since 2001
200113,212-0.65%-0.65% since 2000
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200013,299The Last Census

Greene County had 4,947 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Greene County has a total area<3> of 718 square miles [1,861 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (5.87 square miles [15.2 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Greene County had a population density of 18.66 people per square mile [7.2 people/km²], making it the state's 75th most densely populated county (out of 82 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Greene County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Greene and the state of Mississippi.

Click here for the Greene County QuickFact (QF-28041).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Greene County:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Greene County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
Mobile (AL)QF-01097   SE411,721399,8432.97%
Washington (AL)QF-01129   E17,06918,097-5.68%
GeorgeQF-28039   S22,68119,14418.48%
PerryQF-28111   W12,03512,138-0.85%
WayneQF-28153   N20,65421,216-2.65%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Greene. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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