Prentiss County, Mississippi Population 2019

Prentiss County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,241 with a growth rate of -0.61% 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
201825,315740.29%
201725,241-154-0.61%
201625,395-46-0.18%
201525,441330.13%
201425,408-62-0.24%
201325,4701170.46%
201225,353-3-0.01%
201125,3561290.51%
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%

How Many People Live in Prentiss County, Mississippi?

25,241

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,312
Black or African American3,401
Two or More Races509
Some Other Race130
Asian37

Prentiss County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Prentiss County, Mississippi Median Age

39.5


Total

37.5


Male

42.3


Female

Prentiss County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,563 adults, (4,390 of whom are seniors) in Prentiss County, Mississippi.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Prentiss County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,029

51.32%

Male

12,360

48.68%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Households and Families

Prentiss County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prentiss County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All70.9%29.1%
Female70%30%
Male63.6%36.4%
Non Family54.3%45.7%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5332.5570.9
Married4,8473.1681.9
Non Family2,9971.2254.3
Female1,2853.2270
Male4042.9863.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prentiss County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2927.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,39114.13%
High School Graduate5,62933.27%
Some College3,69921.86%
Associates Degree1,82410.78%
Bachelors Degree1,2247.23%
Graduate Degree8605.08%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,52011,3881,962
Black2,1251,61371
Hispanic18917336
Other Race8983
Multiple Races57254
Asian373711

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 29.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,258$29,510$21,205
Less Than High School$21,358$26,667$14,737
High School Grad$25,054$29,760$17,959
Some College$24,117$26,430$21,524
Bachelors Degree$37,199$44,145$36,334
Graduate Degree$42,244$45,326$39,457

$26,258

Average Earnings

$29,510

Average Male

$21,205

Average Female

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language by Age

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language

98.05% of Prentiss County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3383,83218.84%
Black3,0151,11937.11%
Multiple49738276.86%
Hispanic31212540.06%
Other895157.30%

22.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.36%

Male Poverty Rate

24.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 76.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi is White, with 18.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.26%
High School19.53%
Some College15.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.86%
Male Unemployed14.92%
Male Employed13.28%
Female Employed12.13%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Income

Prentiss County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,854$48,319
Families$44,272$57,471
Married Families$52,244-
Non Families$14,843$25,955

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans

1,223

Number of Veterans

1,200

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam551
Second Gulf War246
First Gulf War110
Korea98
World War II20

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0516.35%
Black1726.32%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

13.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment Status

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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