Prentiss employment information

IndexPrentissMississippiNational
Income per capita$15,512$21,651$29,829
Median household income$30,855$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,121$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,580$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$0$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$22,031$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate12.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level40.7%22.3%15.1%
The Prentiss, MS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Prentiss is $15,512, which is 28% lower than than the Mississippi average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,855, which is 24% lower than than the Mississippi average and 44% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Prentiss is 13%, which is 177% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Prentiss is 41% which is 170% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$20,567$30,855$61,710
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Prentiss is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prentiss is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prentiss is 177% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prentiss is 170% higher than the national average.

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      Prentiss median earnings by income bracket

      Prentiss employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector37.6%12.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.7%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%7.0%
      Public administration5.3%7.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.2%1.4%
      Education, health & social services2.9%69.0%
      Other17.6%5.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Hebron, MS566$43,12522%
      Bassfield, MS316$38,59430%
      Mount Olive, MS1,003$31,77143%
      Monticello, MS1,365$29,91146%
      Silver Creek, MS185$20,20863%
      Prentiss, MS1,370$30,85544%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kalida, OH1,370$76,25038%
      Pleasant Valley, NY1,370$59,5838%
      Marmet, WV1,370$36,20235%
      Melville, RI1,370$49,33611%
      Berrien Springs, MI1,370$38,19431%
      Prentiss, MS1,370$30,85544%
      Source: The Prentiss, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).