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Booneville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Booneville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Prentiss County at latitude 34.6644 and longitude -88.5683. Prentiss County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Booneville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Booneville, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Booneville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Booneville (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Booneville: Boones Camp, Cross Ridge.

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Booneville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,748
Population in Households 7,900
Population in Familes 6,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 848
Population Density1 340
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 3,312
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,042 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $91,093
Average Home Value $122,711


Median Household Income $31,725
Average Household Income $44,231
Per Capita Income $17,215
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.01% 0.09%
Households 0.01% 0.1%
Families -0.32% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Booneville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Booneville to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 45 88th
Population Density1 # 244 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 218 41st
Median Household Income # 196 46th
Per Capita Income # 198 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.