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Booneville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Booneville had a population of 8,715 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Booneville is located at latitude 34.6644 and longitude -88.5683 in Prentiss County. 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. Prentiss County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The City of Booneville (GNIS ID: 2403898) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Booneville is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prentiss County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Booneville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Booneville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,715
Population in Households 7,889
Population in Familes 6,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 826
Population Density1 338
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 3,334
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,010 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,325 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $86,428
Average Home Value $107,591


Median Household Income $28,762
Average Household Income $43,637
Per Capita Income $17,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.06%
Households 0.11% 0.2%
Families -0.2% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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, 2016 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 # 245 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 224 38th
Median Household Income # 250 31st
Per Capita Income # 202 44th

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