Prentiss, MS 39474 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39474: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prentiss, MS 39474

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lucas, MS 39474
Mount Carmel, MS 39474
Terrell, MS 39474

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson Davis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.595, Longitude -89.876
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 186
  • PO Box Addresses: 871
  • Residential Addresses: 1,974
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,974

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Prentiss, MS 39474 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,870
Daytime Population: Workers 2,099
Daytime Population: Residents 4,266
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,365
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 6,754
Population in Familes 5,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $29,867
Average Household Income $45,004
Per Capita Income $18,468


Total Housing Units 3,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,170 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 604 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $82,919
Average Home Value $104,827


Total Households 2,774
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,818
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.76%
Households -0.31% -0.7%
Families -0.53% -0.83%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Prentiss, MS 39474 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39474 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 129 69th
Population Density # 233 44th
Diversity Index # 177 57th
Median Household Income # 319 23rd
Per Capita Income # 262 37th

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