Prentiss is a city located in Jefferson Davis County Mississippi. Prentiss has a 2020 population of 894. It is also the county seat of Jefferson Davis County. Prentiss is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -17.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,083 in 2010.
The average household income in Prentiss is $46,718 with a poverty rate of 35.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $80,600. The median age in Prentiss is 48.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 52 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prentisswas:
97.16% of Prentiss residents speak only English, while 2.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Prentiss is Black, with 46.22% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Prentiss is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.10%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Prentiss
100.00% of Prentiss residents were born in the United States, with 79.65% 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.