Prentiss County, Mississippi Population 2018

Prentiss County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,261 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prentiss County, Mississippi is the 37th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,261-78-0.31%
201625,339-55-0.22%
201625,394-23-0.09%
201525,417120.05%
201425,405-63-0.25%
201325,4681170.46%
201225,351-2-0.01%
201125,3531260.50%
201025,2271,9498.37%
199023,278-747-3.11%
198024,0253,89219.33%
197020,1332,18412.17%
196017,949-1,861-9.39%
195019,810-1,111-5.31%
194020,9211,6568.60%
193019,2651,6599.42%
192017,6066753.99%
191016,9311,1437.24%
190015,7882,10915.42%
189013,6791,52112.51%
188012,1582,81030.06%
18709,3480.00%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,263
Black or African American3,403
Two or More Races464
Some Other Race163
Asian46

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Prentiss County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Prentiss County, Mississippi Median Age

39.5


Total

37.4


Male

41.7


Female

Prentiss County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,486 adults, (4,282 of which are seniors) in Prentiss County, Mississippi.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Prentiss County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,984

51.24%

Male

12,355

48.76%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Households and Families

Prentiss County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prentiss County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.4%20.6%
Married79.2%20.8%
All71.9%28.1%
Female67.2%32.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prentiss County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5722.5471.9
Married4,8673.1279.2
Non Family2,8561.261.2
Female1,5633.1267.2
Male2862.6679.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prentiss County, Mississippi Households

Prentiss County, Mississippi Education

Prentiss County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1616.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,79916.70%
High School Graduate5,32031.75%
Some College3,73322.28%
Associates Degree1,73910.38%
Bachelors Degree1,2217.29%
Graduate Degree7834.67%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,45311,0131,886
Black2,0501,57395
Hispanic160145
Other Race107102
Multiple Races56196
Asian464617

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.96%.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,825$29,340$20,867
Less Than High School$20,189$27,176$
High School Grad$22,186$28,701$16,073
Some College$25,050$27,065$21,313
Bachelors Degree$37,292$53,051$34,534
Graduate Degree$43,817$43,456$43,974

$25,825

Average Earnings

$29,340

Average Male

$20,867

Average Female

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language by Age

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language

98.34% of Prentiss County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3073,60617.76%
Black3,1071,46046.99%
Multiple45835377.07%
Hispanic2967525.34%
Other1313829.01%

22.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.66%

Male Poverty Rate

24.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 77.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi is White, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.68%.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.32%
High School19.31%
Some College13.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.51%
Male Unemployed22.10%
Male Employed13.07%
Female Employed12.63%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Income

Prentiss County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,509$46,748
Families$41,795$54,561
Married Families$49,566$
Non Families$14,900$26,694

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,221

Number of Veterans

1,190

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam451
Second Gulf War179
Korea147
First Gulf War99
World War II41

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74380
35 to 54328
75+286
55 to 64173
18 to 3454

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0736.51%
Black1435.24%
2 or More55.21%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment Status

Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Prentiss County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Booneville8743874410.01%
Baldwyn 32973332351.06%
Jumpertown485482-3-0.62%
Marietta256255-1-0.39%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990