Booneville, Mississippi Population 2021

8,513
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Booneville is a city located in Prentiss County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Prentiss County. With a 2020 population of 8,513, it is the 46th largest city in Mississippi and the 3456th largest city in the United States . Booneville is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -2.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,743 in 2010. Booneville reached it's highest population of 8,780 in 2011. Spanning over 26 miles, Booneville has a population density of 331 people per square mile.

The average household income in Booneville is $49,923 with a poverty rate of 26.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $555 per month, and the median house value is $106,500. The median age in Booneville is 35.8 years, 32.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Booneville Demographics

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

  • White: 77.01%
  • Black or African American: 15.10%
  • Two or more races: 6.98%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Booneville, Mississippi is 8,513 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,743.

Booneville, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,65177.01%
Black or African American1,30415.10%
Two or More Races6036.98%
Some Other Race730.85%
Asian60.07%
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Booneville Population by Race

Booneville Population Pyramid $2021

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Booneville Median Age

35.8


Total

32.7


Male

39.8


Female

Booneville Adults

There are 6,764 adults, (1,638 of whom are seniors) in Booneville.

Booneville Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Booneville Sex Ratio

Female

4,801

55.59%

Male

3,836

44.41%

Booneville Population by Age

Booneville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Booneville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
Female63.7%36.3%
All61.2%38.8%
Male50.4%49.6%
Non Family34.4%65.6%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Booneville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8772.6261.2
Married1,3633.284.7
Non Family1,1671.234.4
Female2264.3663.7
Male1216.4550.4

3.49

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Booneville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2664.85%
9th to 12th Grade71112.96%
High School Graduate1,99336.33%
Some College86915.84%
Associates Degree72413.20%
Bachelors Degree58110.59%
Graduate Degree3426.23%
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Booneville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Booneville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3213,688883
Black91263512
2+ Races15992
Hispanic888822
Other Race3434
Asian666

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 100.00%.

Booneville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,500$31,010$24,589
Less Than 9th Grade$21,818$31,580$
High School Graduate$25,189$$
Some College$30,193$29,861$30,658
Bachelors Degree$32,695$27,619$34,258
Graduate Degree$52,500$50,417$57,656

$27,500

Average Earnings

$31,010

Average Male

$24,589

Average Female

Booneville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Booneville Language by Age

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Booneville Language

97.80% of Booneville residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Booneville Language

Booneville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9091,27621.59%
Black90239243.46%
Multiple58527346.67%
Hispanic1214940.50%
Other3434100.00%

26.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.75%

Male Poverty Rate

32.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Booneville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Booneville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Booneville is White, with 21.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.07%.

Booneville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.09%
High School26.99%
Some College20.49%
Bachelors or Greater12.99%

Booneville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed80.30%
Male Employed15.50%
Male Unemployed13.87%
Female Employed9.57%

Booneville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Booneville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,513$49,923
Families$57,874$69,487
Married Families$62,716-
Non Families$11,116$18,465
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Income by Household Type

Booneville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Booneville Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Booneville Marital Status

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324

Number of Veterans

303

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam107
First Gulf War45
Second Gulf War39
World War II18
Korea8

Booneville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74146
35 to 5473
75+62
55 to 6438
18 to 345

Booneville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3246.23%
Hispanic53.76%

Booneville Veterans by Race

Booneville Veterans by Education

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18.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Booneville Veterans by Education

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48.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Booneville Employment by Age

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Booneville Employment by Race

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Booneville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.46%

Born in Booneville

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Booneville residents were born in the United States, with 77.46% having been born in Mississippi. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Booneville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,51380.09%
20208,50580.09%
20198,49780.09%
20188,489-187-2.16%
20178,676-66-0.75%
20168,742-27-0.31%
20158,769180.21%
20148,751-28-0.32%
20138,779700.80%
20128,709-71-0.81%
20118,780560.64%
20108,724990.11%
20008,6256700.81%
19907,9551,7562.53%
19806,1993040.50%
19705,8952,4155.41%
19603,4801850.55%
19503,2950.00%

Booneville Population by Year