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Prentiss is a town in Jefferson Davis County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Prentiss is 31.598N. The longitude is -89.866W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 331 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,074.
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3% of Prentiss residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prentiss ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prentiss was $18,486, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Prentiss residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prentiss, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $626.
Libraries in Prentiss include Prentiss Public Library ... View libraries
Jefferson Davis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prentiss political report.
The average commute time for Prentiss workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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