Prentiss Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Prentiss, MS

General Prentiss Information

State: Mississippi

County: Jefferson Davis County

Close cities: Monticello, MS, Newhebron, MS, Collins, MS, Mount Olive, MS, New Hebron, MS, Oak Vale, MS, Bassfield, MS, Silver Creek, MS

Prentiss Population (census data)
Total 1,019 (-10.4% since 2000)
Male 477 (46.8%)
Female 542 (53.2%)

Population Density: 544 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.4 (US Avg is 100)

Prentiss Elevation: 336 feet above sea level

Land Area: 1.87 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,235

Zip Codes: 39474.

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Prentiss Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.8%)
  • Black (19.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (17.5%)
  • Irish (9.7%)
  • English (4.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.2%)
  • German (2.2%)
  • French (1.9%)

Local Prentiss Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, , Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: , Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Southern Mississippi,

Prentiss School Information

High Schools
Prentiss Senior High School (2429 Mississippi Avenue, Prentiss, MS, 39474 - Jefferson Davis County School District District)
Elementary Schools
J E Johnson Elementary (Old Highway 42, Prentiss, MS, 39424 - Jefferson Davis County School District District)

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