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 (14.37%), office and administrative support (11.93%), and teaching (9.37%).
In addition, Booneville is a college town. There are a lot of students in Booneville attending college, and as a result Booneville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The percentage of adults in Booneville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.26% of adults in Booneville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Booneville in 2010 was $16,750, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,000 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, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Booneville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.