Prentiss County MS Information


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  1. Prentiss County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPrentiss County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Prentiss County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,416
Population in Households 24,539
Population in Familes 20,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 877
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $31,915
Average Household Income $45,423
Per Capita Income $18,110


Total Housing Units 11,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,602 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,280 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,413 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $85,229
Average Home Value $103,673


Total Households 9,882
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,853
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.04%
Households 0.09% -0.03%
Families -0.11% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.97%


Prentiss County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prentiss County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 38 55th
Population Density # 25 71st
Diversity Index # 75 10th
Median Household Income # 58 30th
Per Capita Income # 61 27th

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