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People

Total Population 521
Male Share of the Population 39%
Female Share of the Population 61%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 168
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 32.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,219
% Above Poverty Level 72.2%
% Below Poverty Level 27.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $458
Median House Value $70,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 4.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bentonia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Yazoo
Standard Zip Codes 39040
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.64
Longitude -90.364

Bentonia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station YAZOO CITY 5 NNE
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station CANTON 4 N
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
Station VICKSBURG MILITARY PARK
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 57.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bolton 423 $43,750
Canton 13,413 $43,813
Flora 1,954 $32,197
Madison 25,167 $111,298
Ridgeland 24,276 $70,540
Yazoo City 11,421 $23,204

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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