Loading map data...


Prentiss County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 415.0 square miles
Population Density 60.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 25,388
Population change 0.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 23.4%
65 and over 16.5%
Females 50.7%
White 84.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 14%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.4%
Veterans 1,133
Households and Housing
Households 9,611
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.8%
Median household income $32,503
The per capita income $16,589
Live below the poverty line. 24.2%
housing units 11,017
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $73,200
Residents owning their homes. 72.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,862
Women-owned firms 32.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 5.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $162,043
Retail sales per capita $6,359
Manufacturers shipments $975,223
Merchant wholesaler sales $17,781