Prentiss strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Prentiss to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):
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|People Above Poverty|
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|Nearest Medium City||51 miles S of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||114 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Standard Zip Codes||39474|
|Phone Area Codes||601|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||35 to 58 F|
|Apr Temp||51 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 93 F|
|Oct Temp||51 to 78 F|
|Annual Precip||62 inches|
|Jan Temp||35 to 58 F|
|Apr Temp||52 to 76 F|
|Jul Temp||71 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||53 to 77 F|
|Annual Precip||59.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Apr Temp||53 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||71 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||53 to 79 F|
|Annual Precip||63.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.8|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||17||1.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,061|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||47.3%|
|French (except Basque)||2.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Prentiss, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Lucas (39474)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL CAH
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1102 ROSE STREET
Emergency Service: Yes
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A Title I School.
Serves 651 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Loris, South Carolina||86.6||30.5%||18.8%||14.5%||27||$33,036||5.2%||43.3%||2,079||28.8%||49.1||0.7%||6.7|
|2. Umatilla, Florida||82.4||30.3%||20.6%||11.1%||25||$37,500||5.6%||6.5%||2,214||11.9%||57.4||5%||19|
|3. Mount Gilead, North Carolina||82||23.2%||18.9%||14.8%||24||$36,250||6.6%||53.7%||1,389||18.3%||48.2||1.3%||9.4|
|4. Hawthorne, Florida||81.2||32%||17.2%||11%||31||$31,172||6.1%||49.6%||1,415||23.8%||82.7||1%||17.7|
|5. Bushnell, Florida||80.4||30.9%||25.8%||10%||30||$34,063||6%||16.6%||2,050||14.7%||47.8||6.6%||12.2|
|6. Colquitt, Georgia||79.1||29.8%||24.6%||12.3%||22||$31,413||5.3%||44.4%||1,939||26%||57.8||2.1%||5.2|
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