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Demographics

People

Total Population1,370
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens25.7%
Employed Population 16+305
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married35%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.1%
Median Earnings25+$21,406
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,761
% Above Poverty Level59.3%
% Below Poverty Level40.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$608
Median House Value$108,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)69.1%
Irish4%
German2.7%
English2.7%
Scottish0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Norwegian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Polish0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Prentiss Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson Davis County
Standard Zip Codes39474
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.59
Approximate Longitude-89.87

Prentiss Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMONTICELLO
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp51 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 78 F
Annual Precip62 inches
StationCOLLINS
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip59.6 inches
StationCOLUMBIA
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp37 to 59 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip63.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bassfield316$38,750
Collins2,557$37,132
Magee4,383$31,464
Monticello1,365$39,554
Mount Olive1,003$44,250
Silver Creek185$35,179

Prentiss Hospitals

Jefferson Davis Community Hospital
(Government - Local)
1102 Rose Street
(601) 792-4276

Prentiss Public Schools

J E Johnson Elementary
150 J. E. Johnson Road
ZIP: 39424
(601) 792-8338
Primary
Total Enrollment 468
Prentiss Senior High School
2429 Mississippi Ave
ZIP: 39474
(601) 792-4646
Other
Total Enrollment 395

Prentiss Private Schools

Prentiss Christian School
1643 Amanda St
ZIP: 39474
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 265
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