MS

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

About Prairie, MS

Prairie, MS is located in Monroe County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Prairie is about 2,351 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $56,500.00, which is roughly 38% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 70% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $28,793.00, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 50% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Prairie is about .

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

Monroe County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 47.45% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 64.76%
Democratic: 34.03%
Other: 0.57%
Libertarian: 0.54%
Green: 0.1%


Nearby Locations

Aberdeen, MS (6.49 mi.)
Hamilton, MS (11.85 mi.)
West Point, MS (12.39 mi.)
Okolona, MS (15.13 mi.)
Egypt, MS (15.13 mi.)
Greenwood Spr, MS (15.88 mi.)
Greenwood Spg, MS (15.88 mi.)
Amory, MS (16.96 mi.)
Cedarbluff, MS (18.02 mi.)
Nettleton, MS (18.61 mi.)
Caledonia, MS (19.42 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39756
Latitude : 33.768190
Longitude : -88.668798
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 280 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.76
Male Population Estimate : 38.83%
Female Population Estimate : 43.81%
Median Age : 36.4
Male Median Age : 35.2
Female Median Age : 37.8

White Population Estimate : 16.04%
Black Population Estimate : 66.61%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.43%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.34%
Other Population Estimate : 0.13%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Prairie specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Monroe County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Monroe County: Data Not Available
Monroe County is about 48% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.