Prentiss is a city located in Jefferson Davis County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Jefferson Davis County. With a 2020 population of 907, it is the 165th largest city in Mississippi and the 10724th largest city in the United States . Prentiss is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -16.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,081 in 2010. Prentiss reached it's highest population of 1,083 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Prentiss has a population density of 303 people per square mile.
The average household income in Prentiss is $46,718 with a poverty rate of 41.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $88,000. The median age in Prentiss is 48.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 52 years for females.