Demographics

People

Total Population1,223
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens27.5%
Employed Population 16+330
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married42.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.2%
Median Earnings25+$33,309
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,578

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,375
% Above Poverty Level58.5%
% Below Poverty Level41.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone33.4%
Median Gross Rent$607
Median House Value$93,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.3%
English5.6%
Irish3.3%
German2.5%
Arab2.1%
Scottish1.4%
Finnish0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
French Except Basque0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Polish0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Italian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
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Prentiss Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyJefferson 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
Bassfield359$45,781
Collins2,889$39,375
Magee4,301$36,410
Monticello1,393$53,214
Mount Olive1,041$54,028
Silver Creek126$0

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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