Prentiss, Mississippi Population 2020

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Prentiss is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 922, it is the 164th largest city in Mississippi and the 10659th largest city in the United States. Prentiss is currently declining at a rate of -1.60% annually and its population has decreased by -14.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,081 in 2010. Prentiss reached it's highest population of 1,084 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Prentiss has a population density of 308 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prentiss is $43,456 with a poverty rate of 41.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Prentiss is 50.9 years, 44.7 years for males, and 54.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Prentiss Demographics

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

  • White: 64.02%
  • Black or African American: 35.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Prentiss, Mississippi is 922, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 952.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,081.

Prentiss, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78364.02%
Black or African American43935.90%
Two or More Races10.08%
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Prentiss Population Pyramid 2020

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Prentiss Median Age

50.9


Total

44.7


Male

54.2


Female

Prentiss Adults

There are 1,008 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Prentiss.

Prentiss Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

50

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Prentiss Sex Ratio

Female

631

51.59%

Male

592

48.41%

Prentiss Households and Families

Prentiss Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prentiss Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All66%34%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male50%50%
Female43.8%56.3%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4732.2966
Married2112.6785.8
Non Family1701.0652.4
Female644.0543.8
Male282.7950

2.89

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Prentiss Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10111.39%
9th to 12th Grade637.10%
High School Graduate34338.67%
Some College19922.44%
Associates Degree556.20%
Bachelors Degree738.23%
Graduate Degree535.98%
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Prentiss Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White624536111
Black26218615
Multiple Races11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.79%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,309$42,589$28,056
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$37,578$44,583$33,603
Some College$37,344$$28,125
Bachelors Degree$5,395$$
Graduate Degree$42,813$$44,063

$33,309

Average Earnings

$42,589

Average Male

$28,056

Average Female

Prentiss Language

Prentiss Language by Age

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Prentiss Language

98.81% of Prentiss residents speak only English, while 1.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Prentiss Poverty

Prentiss Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black37926068.60%
White73420227.52%

41.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.66%

Male Poverty Rate

45.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prentiss

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prentiss is Black, with 68.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prentiss is White, with 27.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School60.98%
High School34.69%
Some College25.82%
Bachelors or Greater8.73%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.80%
Female Unemployed42.00%
Female Employed22.29%
Male Employed6.79%

Prentiss Income

Prentiss Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,386$43,456
Families$34,375$56,971
Married Families$45,114-
Non Families$10,227$18,446
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Prentiss Marital Status

Prentiss Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Prentiss Married by Age and Sex

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Prentiss 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 55-64.

Prentiss Marital Status by Race

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Prentiss Veterans

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76

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Korea10
World War II7
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+41
65 to 7422
55 to 649
35 to 544
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White568.03%
Black206.45%

Prentiss Veterans by Education

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16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prentiss Employment Status

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

24.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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83.40%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Prentiss residents were born in the United States, with 83.40% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020922-15-1.60%
2019937-15-1.58%
2018952-11-1.14%
2017963-15-1.53%
2016978-18-1.81%
2015996-20-1.97%
20141,016-11-1.07%
20131,027-16-1.53%
20121,043-13-1.23%
20111,056-28-2.58%
20101,0840.00%