Bentonia, MS


Most expensive Bentonia neighborhoods

Bentonia profile

Living in Bentonia

Bentonia is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 426 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bentonia is the 220th largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some towns, Bentonia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bentonia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bentonia is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bentonia who work in management occupations (12.57%), food service (10.29%), and office and administrative support (9.14%).

One downside of living in Bentonia, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.35 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Bentonia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Bentonia is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.86% of adults 25 and older in Bentonia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bentonia in 2010 was $16,895, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,580 for a family of four.

Bentonia is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bentonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bentonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bentonia include Irish, Dutch, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Bentonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Real Estate in Popular Bentonia Neighborhoods

Popular Real Estate Near Bentonia MS

Zip Codes in Bentonia, MS