Booneville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 8,816 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Booneville is the 44th largest community in Mississippi.
Booneville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Booneville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Booneville who work in sales jobs (17.06%), office and administrative support (12.92%), and teaching (8.81%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Booneville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Booneville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Booneville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.09 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Booneville rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.18% of adults 25 and older in Booneville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Booneville in 2010 was $16,993, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,972 for a family of four. However, Booneville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Booneville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Booneville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Booneville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Booneville include English, German, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Booneville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.