In 2020, Prentiss County, MS had a population of 25.2k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $40,163. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Prentiss County, MS declined from 25,255 to 25,155, a −0.396% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,256 to $40,163, a 2.31% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Prentiss County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.77%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.82%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%), and White (Hispanic) (1.06%).
None of the households in Prentiss County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.4% of the residents in Prentiss County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Prentiss County, MS are Northeast Mississippi Community College (805 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Prentiss County, MS was $95,300, and the homeownership rate was 73.9%. Most people in Prentiss County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Prentiss County, MS was 2 cars per household.