Mississippi Clarke County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Clarke County, Mississippi. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Mississippi Clarke County.

1. Central Library CLARKE COUNTY-QUITMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 116 Water Street, Quitman, MS 39355
Phone Number: (601) 776-2492 Clarke N/A N/A

2. Library System EAST MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 116 Water Street, Quitman, MS 39355
Phone Number: (601) 776-3881 Clarke 55,039 42,887

3. Branch Library ENTERPRISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Ritchey Street, Enterprise, MS 39330
Phone Number: (601) 659-3564 Clarke N/A N/A

4. Branch Library PACHUTA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 11 North, Pachuta, MS 39347
Phone Number: (601) 776-3131 Clarke N/A N/A

5. Branch Library SHUBUTA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Eucutta Road, Shubuta, MS 39360
Phone Number: (601) 687-5606 Clarke N/A N/A

6. Branch Library STONEWALL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 801 Erwin Road, Stonewall, MS 39363
Phone Number: (601) 659-3080 Clarke N/A N/A

Overview of Clarke County, Mississippi

Clarke County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 17,955. Its county seat is Quitman.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,796 km² (693 mi²). 1,790 km² (691 mi²) of it is land and 6 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.31% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 17,955 people, 6,978 households, and 5,024 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (26/mi²). There are 8,100 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 64.49% White, 34.81% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,978 households out of which 33.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.00% are married couples living together, 15.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% are non-families. 25.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 91.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,610, and the median income for a family is $33,396. Males have a median income of $27,580 versus $19,402 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,288. 23.00% of the population and 18.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 32.50% of those under the age of 18 and 24.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Clarke County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Enterprise
  • Pachuta
  • Quitman
  • Shubuta
  • Stonewall

Map of Clarke County Mississippi