Prentiss, Mississippi Population 2022

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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.

Prentiss Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prentisswas:

  • White: 52.08%
  • Black or African American: 47.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • 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 894 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 894.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,083.

Prentiss, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62752.08%
Black or African American56947.26%
Two or More Races80.66%
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Prentiss Population by Race

Prentiss Population Pyramid 2022

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Prentiss Median Age

46.7


Total

43.5


Male

49.4


Female

Prentiss Adults

There are 915 adults, (271 of whom are seniors) in Prentiss.

Prentiss Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Prentiss Sex Ratio

Female

594

49.34%

Male

610

50.66%

Prentiss Population by Age

Prentiss Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prentiss Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All65.8%34.2%
Male62.2%37.8%
Female55.3%44.7%
Non Family47.1%52.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prentiss Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4482.3965.8
Married1973.1583.8
Male372.1962.2
Female762.8755.3
Non Family1381.0947.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Prentiss Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade749.07%
9th to 12th Grade576.99%
High School Graduate22327.33%
Some College24029.41%
Associates Degree809.80%
Bachelors Degree617.48%
Graduate Degree819.93%
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Prentiss Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prentiss Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White473429116
Black33524826
2+ Races88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.52%.

Prentiss Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,660$43,281$20,972
Less Than 9th Grade$3,523$$3,239
High School Graduate$45,139$$45,139
Some College$35,833$43,542$17,292
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$90,909$$

$35,660

Average Earnings

$43,281

Average Male

$20,972

Average Female

Prentiss Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prentiss Language by Age

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Prentiss Language

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.

Prentiss Language

Prentiss Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black50223246.22%
White58715326.06%
OtherNaN%

35.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.47%

Male Poverty Rate

38.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prentiss

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%.

Prentiss Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade83.91%
High School48.62%
Some College15.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%

Prentiss Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed25.64%
Female Unemployed53.85%

Prentiss Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prentiss Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,983$50,093
Families$39,750$60,899
Married Families$46,023-
Non Families$17,500$25,127
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Income by Household Type

Prentiss Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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 Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War10
Vietnam38
Korea9
World War II

Prentiss Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5410
55 to 648
65 to 7431
75+29

Prentiss Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5510.07%
Black236.37%

Prentiss Veterans by Race

Prentiss Veterans by Education

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12.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prentiss Veterans by Education

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40%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prentiss Employment by Age

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Prentiss Employment by Race

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Prentiss 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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79.65%

Born in Prentiss

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Prentiss Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0830.00%
20111,056-27-2.49%
20121,041-15-1.42%
20131,026-15-1.44%
20141,014-12-1.17%
2015995-19-1.87%
2016975-20-2.01%
2017959-16-1.64%
2018946-13-1.36%
2019933-13-1.37%
2020920-13-1.39%
2021907-13-1.41%
2022894-13-1.43%

Prentiss Population by Year