In 2017, Prentiss County, MS had a population of 25.4k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $32,854. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Prentiss County, MS grew from 25,339 to 25,389, a 0.197% increase and its median household income declined from $33,509 to $32,854, a -1.95% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Prentiss County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.4%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2%), White (Hispanic) (0.843%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.512%). N/A% of the people in Prentiss County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Prentiss County, MS are Northeast Mississippi Community College (723 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Prentiss County, MS is $90,500, and the homeownership rate is 70.9%. Most people in Prentiss County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Prentiss County, MS is 2 cars per household.