Prentiss, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 1,038 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 548  (52.8%)
Females: 490  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39474.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,091 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Prentiss:

$30,091
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,713 (it was $18,486 in 2000)

Prentiss town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,059 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Prentiss:

$91,059
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $90,586; Detached houses: $91,910

Median gross rent in 2013: $559.

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  • Races in Prentiss, MS (2010)

    Prentiss races chart
    • 64960.0%White alone
    • 40237.2%Black alone
    • 100.9%Two or more races
    • 70.6%American Indian alone
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Prentiss detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Prentiss: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.7%), German (5.1%), United States (4.8%), English (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%), West Indian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 336 feet

Land area: 1.87 square miles.

Population density: 554 people per square mile   (low).

Prentiss,MS real estate house value index trend

Prentiss, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Prentiss:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prentiss town:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Prentiss, Mississippi as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Prentiss to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $758 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $526 (0.7%)

Prentiss satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (53.8 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (109.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (351.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Silver Creek, MS (2.8 miles ), Bassfield, MS (3.2 miles ), New Hebron, MS (3.4 miles ), Monticello, MS (3.8 miles ), Mount Olive, MS (4.1 miles ), Collins, MS (4.3 miles ), Morgantown, MS (4.5 miles ), Magee, MS (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Latitude: 31.60 N, Longitude: 89.87 W

Area code: 601

Prentiss household income distribution Prentiss home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.2%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -303 (-20.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Prentiss: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Prentiss, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Prentiss-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Prentiss town center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prentiss-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from Prentiss center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 418.6 miles away from Prentiss center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Davis County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prentiss topographic map

Birthplace of: Clyde Otis - Music industry executive, Vincent Davis - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Prentiss:

  • JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1102 ROSE STREET)
  • JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ECF (1320 WINFIELD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Prentiss:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MONTICELLO, MS)
  • LAWRENCE CO NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MONTICELLO, MS)

Airports located in Prentiss:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prentiss:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 32 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,532)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 37 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 40 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • William Carey University (about 40 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Jackson State University (about 53 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Belhaven University (about 53 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 56 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)

Public high school in Prentiss:

Private high school in Prentiss:

  • PRENTISS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 1643 AMANDA ST; Grades: PK - 12)
See full list of schools located in Prentiss

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • DON'T FORGET THAT THE PIONEER RADIO STATION IN PRENTISS, MISSISSIPPI WAS THE NOW DEFUNCT A.M. STATION CALLED W K P O 1510 ON YOUR DIAL ,THAT WAS OUT ON OLD RADIO ROAD AND WHERE I DEEJAYED FOR A YEAR IN THE LATE 1960S. HANK GUPTON, AGE 60. added by HANK GUPTON

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Notable locations in Prentiss: Prentiss City Hall (A), Jefferson Davis County Library (B), Jefferson Davis County Courthouse (C), Prentiss Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Prentiss: Prentiss Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Prentiss Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Prentiss: Lions Club Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Jeffersonian Motor Inn (1295 North Frontage Road), Claridge Inn (1132 Columbia Avenue), Baylis Mansion Bed & Breakfast (2505 Columbia Avenue).

Court: Youth Court Office (1137 Prentiss Street).

Jefferson Davis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prentiss and their reported violations in the past:

DOUBLE PONDS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009)
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
LILY ROSE W/A #1 (Population served: 1,980, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
LILY ROSE W/A #2 (Population served: 1,570, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.7%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Prentiss in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Prentiss in 2000:

  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Prentiss, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Prentiss compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Prentiss (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank: Prentiss Branch at 965 South Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1973/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Prentiss Branch at 2102 Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1902/02/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Mississippi average:

12.3

Prentiss travel time to work - commute Prentiss mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (48%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Prentiss town (based on Jefferson Davis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,61719
Black Protestant1,3298
Mainline Protestant3845
Catholic2302
Other381
None6,889-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Jefferson Davis County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jefferson Davis County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Jefferson Davis County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis County:

35.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,539$30,4680$0
Other Government Administration 7$12,186$20,8900$0
Judicial and Legal 4$6,456$19,3680$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$24,682$42,3123$2,156
Firefighters 3$10,629$42,5160$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,460$20,7600$0
Water Supply 5$10,948$26,2750$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$232
Totals for Government 29$70,900$29,3384$2,388

Prentiss government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $262,000 ($252.41)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $369,000 ($355.49)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($319.85)
    Financial Administration: $236,000 ($227.36)
    Fire Protection: $147,000 ($141.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($122.35)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($112.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($19.27)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($6.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($68.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $663,000 ($638.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($17.34)

Prentiss government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($24.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $217,000 ($209.06)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($34.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($145.47)
    General Support: $6,000 ($5.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $148,000 ($142.58)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($47.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $247,000 ($237.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $483,000 ($465.32)
  • Tax - Property: $240,000 ($231.21)
    Public Utilities: $59,000 ($56.84)
    NEC: $18,000 ($17.34)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Prentiss government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $513,000 ($494.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,182,000 ($1138.73)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $630,000 ($606.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,772,000 ($1707.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $466,000 ($448.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($45.28)
    Other, NEC: $40,000 ($38.54)

Prentiss government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,471,000 ($1417.15)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($46.24)

5.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Forrest County, MS  0.78% ($22,273 average AGI)
from Covington County, MS  0.52% ($18,182)
from Lamar County, MS  0.45% ($23,421)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Forrest County, MS  1.00% ($17,535 average AGI)
to Lamar County, MS  0.65% ($22,929)
to Lawrence County, MS  0.53% ($25,130)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prentiss:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLC (1270 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: D AND D BROADCASTING)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prentiss:

  • WCJU-FM (104.9 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUNBELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDR (98.3 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUN BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNZ (107.1 FM; COLLINS, MS; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRG (89.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFFF-FM (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: HADDOX ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFMM (97.3 FM; SUMRALL, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Prentiss:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W45AA (Channel 45; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • Prentiss, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents137
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons17
  • Fatalities100
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents233
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents9
See more detailed statistics of Prentiss fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 4,500Total average daily traffic
  • 282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,750Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Prentiss)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Prentiss, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SILVER CREEK, MS, Smepa George B. Taylor Gen Complex. Silver Creek Gt Switchyard. 217 Moses Ln (Lat: 31.601333 Lon: -89.947556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQHR339
    Assigned Frequencies: 6735.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2007, Expiration Date: 10/12/2017, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:
  • Jeff Davis BOE, Lat: 31.599139 Lon: -89.865833, Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQKT507
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 09/09/2019, Certifier: Matthew W Veasey Jr
    Registrant: Contact Network, 600 Lakeshore Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 278-8100, Email:
  • WST PRENTISS, West Prentiss, At Us-84, West Side Of (Lat: 31.587000 Lon: -89.876583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: WQLP443
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Victor H Meena
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:
  • Just Off Hwy 13,S Of Prentiss (Lat: 31.583222 Lon: -89.880333), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WLE893, Licensee ID: L00388671
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1985, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020
    Registrant: Sun Belt Broadcasting Corporation, P.O. Box 351, Columbia, MS 39429

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Prentiss Jefferson Davis County Airport (Lat: 31.596000 Lon: -89.905083), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3259
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.25251 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2006
    Registrant: Prentiss Jefferson Davis County Airport Commission, Prentiss, MS 39474

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prentiss)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2263L , Serial Number: TH-793, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Overland Air LLC, Po Box 729, Prentiss, MS 39474
  • Aircraft: WILLIAMS FRED EVANS VP-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8FW , Serial Number: 4132
    Registrant (Individual): Rodrick L Blackledge, Po Box 434, Prentiss, MS 39474

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Prentiss

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prentiss, MS
Most common first names in Prentiss, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7768.9 years
Willie6272.1 years
John5373.9 years
Robert4969.0 years
Mary4874.5 years
Annie4477.7 years
William3773.4 years
Henry2377.4 years
Thomas2369.1 years
Charles2265.7 years
Most common last names in Prentiss, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Polk8676.5 years
Williams6165.3 years
Hall5773.6 years
Smith5574.5 years
Barnes5474.0 years
Griffith4476.8 years
Magee4174.4 years
Holloway4172.9 years
Johnson3871.4 years
Oatis3772.6 years
Businesses in Prentiss, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
RadioShack1
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