Booneville, Mississippi Population 2024

8,866

Booneville is a city located in Alcorn County, Prentiss County, and Tippah County Mississippi. Booneville has a 2024 population of 8,866. It is also the county seat of Prentiss County. Booneville is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,090 in 2020.

The average household income in Booneville is $76,451 with a poverty rate of 19.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Booneville is 34.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Booneville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Booneville was:

  • White: 76.79%
  • Black or African American: 16.9%
  • Two or more races: 5.25%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
25.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
344.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.46% (-224)
The current population of Booneville, Mississippi is 8,866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,090.

Booneville, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,93276.79%
Black or African American1,52616.9%
Two or more races4745.25%
Asian540.6%
Other race290.32%
Native American120.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Booneville Population by Race

Booneville Population Pyramid 2024

Booneville Median Age

34.5

Total

31.5

Male

36.7

Female

Booneville Adults

There are 7,049 adults, (1,617 of whom are seniors) in Booneville.

Booneville Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Booneville Sex Ratio

Female4,67551.79%
Male4,35248.21%

Booneville Population by Age

Booneville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2312.4269.230.8
Married1,3503.039010
Non Family1,2571.1846.953.1
Female4473.175.624.4
Male1774.7953.146.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Booneville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2985.37%
9th to 12th Grade4768.58%
High School Graduate1,51927.37%
Some College1,08419.53%
Associates Degree68812.4%
Bachelors Degree79614.34%
Graduate Degree68912.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Booneville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Booneville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,3073,7971,315
Black894773116
2+ Races2581300
Asian545454
Hispanic52440
Other Race990
Native American700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Booneville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,154$54,688$41,913
Less Than 9th Grade$55,307$32,604$56,675
High School Graduate$42,326$0$40,521
Some College$36,227$38,162$35,265
Bachelors Degree$44,679$68,862$32,888
Graduate Degree$68,039$0$53,636

$45,154

Average Earnings

$54,688

Average Male

$41,913

Average Female

Booneville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Booneville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Booneville Language

99.19% of Booneville residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Booneville Language

Booneville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,2411,33021.31%
Black1,05111911.32%
Multiple4298219.11%

19.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

24.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Booneville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Booneville is White, with 21.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Booneville is Black, with 11.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.01%.

Booneville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.86%
Some College17.3%
High School13.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Booneville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed69.84%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed8.31%
Female Employed5.96%

Booneville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Booneville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,655$76,451
Families$70,260$99,320
Married Families$102,757$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,746$33,650

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Booneville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Booneville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Booneville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Booneville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Booneville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

446

Number of Veterans

384

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War178
Vietnam117
First Gulf War88
Korea13
World War II0

Booneville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34156
65 to 74155
75+85
35 to 5450
55 to 640

Booneville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3536.66%
Black937.23%
Hispanic58.2%

Booneville Veterans by Race

Booneville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Booneville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Booneville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Booneville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Booneville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.95%

Born in Booneville

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Booneville residents were born in the United States, with 75.95% having been born in Mississippi. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Booneville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,586-56-0.65%
20288,642-56-0.64%
20278,698-56-0.64%
20268,754-56-0.64%
20258,810-56-0.63%
20248,866-56-0.63%
20238,922-56-0.62%
20228,978-60-0.66%
20219,038-52-0.57%
20209,0906297.43%
20198,461-4-0.05%
20188,465-202-2.33%
20178,667-63-0.72%
20168,730-34-0.39%
20158,764140.16%
20148,750-28-0.32%
20138,778650.75%
20128,713-68-0.77%
20118,781530.61%
20108,7281031.19%
20008,6256708.42%
19907,9551,75628.33%
19806,1993045.16%
19705,8952,41569.4%
19603,4801855.61%
19503,29500%
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Booneville Population by Year