Prentiss County, Mississippi Population 2022

Prentiss County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,240 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prentiss County, Mississippi is the 37th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 25,225 and has seen a growth of 0.06% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18709,3480.00%
188012,1582,81030.06%
189013,6791,52112.51%
190015,7882,10915.42%
191016,9311,1437.24%
192017,6066753.99%
193019,2651,6599.42%
194020,9211,6568.60%
195019,810-1,111-5.31%
196017,949-1,861-9.39%
197020,1332,18412.17%
198024,0253,89219.33%
199023,278-747-3.11%
201025,2251,9478.36%
201125,3591340.53%
201225,354-5-0.02%
201325,4671130.45%
201425,405-62-0.24%
201525,440350.14%
201625,405-35-0.14%
201725,215-190-0.75%
201825,088-127-0.50%
201925,126380.15%
202025,164380.15%
202125,202380.15%
202225,240380.15%
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Prentiss County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,81182.73%
Black or African American2,4579.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.04%
Asian6302.50%
Some Other Race2290.91%
Two or More Races1,0174.04%
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Prentiss County, Mississippi Population by Race

Prentiss County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Prentiss County, Mississippi Median Age

39.4


Total

37


Male

41.3


Female

Prentiss County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,472 adults, (4,461 of whom are seniors) in Prentiss County, Mississippi.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Prentiss County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,962

51.53%

Male

12,193

48.47%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Population by Age

Prentiss County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prentiss County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All73.9%26.1%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male53.3%46.7%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prentiss County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2552.6173.9
Married4,7533.2988.8
Male4244.1453.3
Female1,0143.2360.9
Non Family3,0641.1258.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Prentiss County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8294.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,95511.50%
High School Graduate5,70333.55%
Some College3,50120.59%
Associates Degree2,62715.45%
Bachelors Degree1,4128.31%
Graduate Degree9735.72%
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Prentiss County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prentiss County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic18112451
White14,40012,0772,190
Asian44544542
Black1,6161,292102
Other Race4242
2+ Races367287

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 hispanic people with a rate of 28.18%.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,011$34,578$29,578
Less Than 9th Grade$29,543$31,840$15,795
High School Graduate$27,679$32,725$23,847
Some College$31,879$35,766$30,247
Bachelors Degree$44,510$61,096$40,625
Graduate Degree$46,125$50,781$42,008

$32,011

Average Earnings

$34,578

Average Male

$29,578

Average Female

Prentiss County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Prentiss County, Mississippi Language

95.84% of Prentiss County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Language

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple99159259.74%
Hispanic35716145.10%
Black2,09545121.53%
White19,8583,66418.45%
Other37NaN%

20.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.21%

Male Poverty Rate

24.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 59.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prentiss County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.25%.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.11%
High School18.56%
Some College13.28%
Bachelors or Greater7.53%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.09%
Male Unemployed47.08%
Female Employed8.45%
Female Unemployed61.35%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prentiss County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,163$52,899
Families$51,443$66,770
Married Families$64,424-
Non Families$13,993$22,501
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Income by Household Type

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Prentiss County, Mississippi 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.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Prentiss County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,213

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War335
First Gulf War210
Vietnam455
Korea102
World War II23

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34189
35 to 54201
55 to 64126
65 to 74362
75+335

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0656.51%
Black1456.84%
2+ Races30.62%
Hispanic41.67%

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Prentiss County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Prentiss County, Mississippi 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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74.90%

Born in Prentiss County, Mississippi

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Prentiss County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 74.90% having been born in Mississippi. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prentiss County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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