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Mississippi Library Facts

Score Card


Library Score
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Mississippi has a lot of libraries!
Libraries
236
79 per 1,000,000 people
State Size
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Mississippi is a small state
State Population
2,994,079
Library Programs Score
🏆
Popularity Score
❤️
People love visiting libraries!
Avid Reader Score
📖
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor
Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in Mississippi!
Computers Available
2,849
Bookmobiles
3

Map


Books, Music, & Movies


Books, CDs, and Videos Available
Number of Items
Source: Library Scout

Programs


Library Programs Score
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Library Programs
108
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally
Children's Programs Score
👼
Children's' Programs
63
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally
Young Adult Programs Score
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Young Adult Programs
8
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally

Visitors


Popularity Score
❤️
People love visiting libraries!
Library Visits per Visitors
5
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally
Avid Reader Score
📖
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor
Library Checkouts per Visitor
4
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally
Bookworm Score
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Bookworms
58%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally

Librarians


Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in Mississippi!
Librarians
883
Average Librarian Salary
$28,164

Funds


Funding Score
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Mississippi libraries have lower funding compared to other states!
Libary Funding per Person
$19
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally

Top Ranked Libraries


#1 First Regional Library
#1,738 Nationally
370 West Commerce Street
Hernando, Mississippi 38632

#2 The Library of Hattiesburg, Petal & Forrest C
#1,919 Nationally
329 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

#3 Hancock County Library
#1,978 Nationally
312 Highway 90
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi 39520

#4 Jackson-George Regional Library System
#2,865 Nationally
3214 Pascagoula Street
Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567

#5 Madison County Library System
#3,338 Nationally
102 Priestley Street
Canton, Mississippi 39046

#6 Central Mississippi Regional Library
#3,493 Nationally
100 Tamberline Street
Brandon, Mississippi 39042

#7 Mid-Mississippi Regional Library
#3,665 Nationally
201 South Huntington Street
Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090

#8 Jackson/Hinds Library System
#3,819 Nationally
300 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201

#9 Columbus-Lowndes Public Library
#4,714 Nationally
314 North 7th Street
Columbus, Mississippi 39701

#10 Harrison County Library System
#4,800 Nationally
12135 Old Highway 49
Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

#11 Tombigbee Regional Library
#4,946 Nationally
338 Commerce Street
West Point, Mississippi 39773

#12 Lamar County Library System
#5,273 Nationally
144 Shelby Speights Drive
Purvis, Mississippi 39475

#13 Northeast Regional Library
#5,384 Nationally
1023 Fillmore Street
Corinth, Mississippi 38834

#14 Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library
#5,565 Nationally
2517 Seventh Street
Meridian, Mississippi 39301

#15 Lee-Itawamba Library System
#5,582 Nationally
219 North Madison Street
Tupelo, Mississippi 38804

#16 Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library
#5,832 Nationally
100 South Jackson Street
Brookhaven, Mississippi 39601

#17 Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library
#6,098 Nationally
700 Veto Street
Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

#18 Judge Armstrong Library
#6,184 Nationally
220 South Commerce Street
Natchez, Mississippi 39120

#19 Starkville-Oktibbeha County Public Library System
#6,219 Nationally
326 University Drive
Starkville, Mississippi 39759

#20 Bolivar County Library
#6,313 Nationally
104 South Leflore Avenue
Cleveland, Mississippi 38732

#21 Sunflower County Library
#6,322 Nationally
201 Cypress Drive
Indianola, Mississippi 38751

#22 Carnegie Public Library
#6,391 Nationally
114 Delta Avenue
Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

#23 Pike-Amite-Walthall Library System
#6,408 Nationally
1022 Virginia Avenue
Mccomb, Mississippi 39648

#24 Dixie Regional Library System
#6,613 Nationally
111 North Main Street
Pontotoc, Mississippi 38863

#25 East Mississippi Regional Library
#6,640 Nationally
116 Water Street
Quitman, Mississippi 39355

#26 South Mississippi Regional Library
#6,692 Nationally
900 Broad Street
Columbia, Mississippi 39429

#27 Laurel-Jones County Library System, Inc.
#6,803 Nationally
530 Commerce Street
Laurel, Mississippi 39440

#27 Waynesboro-Wayne County Library System
#6,803 Nationally
1103 A Mississippi Drive
Waynesboro, Mississippi 39367

#29 Neshoba County Public Library
#6,829 Nationally
230 Beacon Street
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350

#30 Long Beach Public Library
#6,949 Nationally
209 Jeff Davis Avenue
Long Beach, Mississippi 39560

#31 Elizabeth Jones Library
#7,233 Nationally
1050 Fairfield Avenue
Grenada, Mississippi 38901

#32 Union County Library System
#7,311 Nationally
219 King Street
New Albany, Mississippi 38652

#33 Greenwood-Leflore Public Library
#7,345 Nationally
405 West Washington Street
Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

#34 Sharkey-Issaquena County Library
#7,371 Nationally
116 East China Street
Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

#35 Pearl River County Library System
#7,474 Nationally
900 Goodyear Boulevard
Picayune, Mississippi 39466

#36 Kemper-Newton Regional Library
#7,526 Nationally
101 Peachtree Street
Union, Mississippi 39365

#37 Copiah-Jefferson Regional Library
#7,603 Nationally
223 South Extension Street
Hazlehurst, Mississippi 39083

#38 Blackmur Memorial Library
#7,766 Nationally
608 Blackmur Drive
Water Valley, Mississippi 38965

#39 Marks-Quitman County Library
#7,886 Nationally
315 East Main Street
Marks, Mississippi 38646

#40 Tallahatchie County Library
#7,947 Nationally
102 Walnut Street
Charleston, Mississippi 38921

#41 Carroll County Public Library System
#7,981 Nationally
1102 Lexington Avenue
Carrollton, Mississippi 38917

#42 Covington County Library System
#8,085 Nationally
403 South Fir Avenue
Collins, Mississippi 39428

#43 Humphreys County Library System
#8,101 Nationally
105 South Hayden Street
Belzoni, Mississippi 39038

#44 Benton County Library
#8,110 Nationally
247 Court Street
Ashland, Mississippi 38603

#45 Yazoo Library Association
#8,136 Nationally
310 North Main Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194

#46 Pine Forest Regional Library
#8,214 Nationally
210 Front Street
Richton, Mississippi 39476

#47 Harriette Person Memorial Library
#8,239 Nationally
606 Main Street
Port Gibson, Mississippi 39150

#48 Noxubee County Library
#8,265 Nationally
145 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Driv
Macon, Mississippi 39341

#49 Marshall County Library
#8,282 Nationally
109 East Gholson Avenue
Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

#50 Wilkinson County Library System
#8,334 Nationally
489 Main Street
Woodville, Mississippi 39669

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