In 2019, Prentiss County, MS had a population of 25.3k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $39,256. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Prentiss County, MS declined from 25,360 to 25,255, a −0.414% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,519 to $39,256, a 4.63% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Prentiss County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%), and White (Hispanic) (1.13%). 0% of the households in Prentiss County, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.7% of the residents in Prentiss County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Prentiss County, MS are Northeast Mississippi Community College (711 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Prentiss County, MS was $92,700, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%. Most people in Prentiss County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Prentiss County, MS was 2 cars per household.