Prentiss demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4586291
Median age41.736.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%42%43%
Speak English100%96%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Prentiss, MS has a population of 1,370 and is the 13,222nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 458 per sq mi which is 643% higher than the Mississippi average and 406% higher than the national average. The median age in Prentiss is 42 which is approximately 14% higher than the Mississippi average of 37. In Prentiss, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 82% of Prentiss residents were born in Mississippi, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Prentiss is 643% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Prentiss is 14% higher than Mississippi.
  • In Prentiss 60.73% of the population is White.
  • In Prentiss 37.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Prentiss 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Prentiss population breakdown by race

Black or African American37.45%37.51%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.51%1.18%3.06%
Other race1.31%0.88%4.75%
In Prentiss, 1.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Prentiss, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).