Booneville, MS Population

Population: 8,625. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,585 (-0.5% change)
Males: 4,028 (46.7%), Females: 4,597 (53.3%)

Prentiss County

Zip code: 38829

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $28,361
Median house value: $64,300

Races in Booneville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.5%)
  • Black (18.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (19.9%), Irish (9.8%), English (7.9%), German (4.0%), Dutch (1.3%), Scottish (1.3%).

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 25.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Booneville

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Booneville city

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +634 (+7.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Booneville:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOONEVILLE (100 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Booneville:

  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (about 19 miles; CORINTH, MS)
  • TIPPAH COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; RIPLEY, MS)
  • TISHOMINGO HEALTH SERVICES INC (about 27 miles; IUKA, MS)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Booneville:

  • TUPELO RGNL (about 31 miles; TUPELO, MS; Abbreviation: TUP)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 67 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 68 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Booneville:

  • BOONEVILLE/BALDWYN (about 8 miles; BOONEVILLE/BALDWYN, MS; Abbreviation: 8M1)
  • ROSCOE TURNER (about 17 miles; CORINTH, MS; Abbreviation: CRX)
  • FULTON-ITAWAMBA COUNTY (about 26 miles; FULTON, MS; Abbreviation: 11M)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Booneville:

  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,628; Location: CUNNINGHAM BLVD; Public; Website: www.necc.cc.ms.us)
  • BOONEVILLE ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 102 PINEHILL RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Booneville:

  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 61 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 65 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MAIN CAMPUS (about 71 miles; UNIVERSITY, MS; Full-time enrollment: 11,068)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 81 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)

Schools

Public high schools in Booneville:

  • BOONEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 300 B W GEORGE E. ALLEN DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PRENTISS CO VOC COMPLEX (Location: 302 W. GEORGE E. ALLEN DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Booneville:

  • ANDERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 111 ANDERSON STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HILLS CHAPEL SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 8 CR 2371; Grades: KG – 08)
  • THRASHER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 167 CR 1040; Grades: KG – 12)
  • R.H. LONG BOONEVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 300 A W GEORGE E. ALLEN; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JUMPERTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 717 HWY 4 WEST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • NORTHEAST MS REGIONAL ALTERNATIVE (Location: 103 MEDICAL DRIVE; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • PRENTISS COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 717 HIGHWAY 4 WEST; Grades: 05 – 12)

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