Pontotoc County MS Information

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Pontotoc County Subdivisions

Pontotoc County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 31,580
Population in Households 31,344
Population in Familes 26,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,731
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 8,494
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,524 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,207 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,393 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $94,300
Average Home Value $118,700
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,277
Average Household Income $48,530
Per Capita Income $18,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.05%
Households 0.93% 1.02%
Families 0.78% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Pontotoc County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pontotoc County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 68th
Population Density1 # 24 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 58 32nd
Median Household Income # 18 79th
Per Capita Income # 39 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.

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