MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Bentonia, MS

Bentonia, MS is located in Yazoo County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Bentonia is about 419 with about 113 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 3,295.

The Average Home Value is $79,300.00, which is roughly 14% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 58% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $32,813.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 43% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Bentonia is about 10.3%.

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Yazoo County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 12.08% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 52.66%
Republican: 46.3%
Other: 0.76%
Libertarian: 0.2%
Green: 0.08%


Nearby Locations

Tinsley, MS (8.00 mi.)
Flora, MS (8.08 mi.)
Yazoo City, MS (14.97 mi.)
Satartia, MS (15.07 mi.)
Benton, MS (16.81 mi.)
Madison, MS (18.78 mi.)
Bolton, MS (19.58 mi.)
Pickens, MS (19.75 mi.)
Vaughan, MS (19.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39040
Latitude : 32.625312
Longitude : -90.388555
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 185 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.61
Male Population Estimate : 48.89%
Female Population Estimate : 51.11%
Median Age : 39.7
Male Median Age : 38.3
Female Median Age : 41.1

White Population Estimate : 65.49%
Black Population Estimate : 34.11%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.46%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.52%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.42%
Other Population Estimate : 0.09%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Bentonia specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Yazoo County: About 22 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Yazoo County: Data Not Available
Yazoo County is about 82% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.