Tallahatchie County MS Information


Tallahatchie County Subdivisions

Tallahatchie County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,018
Population in Households 12,562
Population in Familes 10,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,456
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 4,794
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 3,272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,360 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,434 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $64,976
Average Home Value $82,515


Median Household Income $27,253
Average Household Income $38,396
Per Capita Income $15,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.35%
Households -0.21% -0.24%
Families -0.44% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.


Tallahatchie County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallahatchie County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 60 28th
Population Density1 # 66 21st
Diversity Index2 # 4 96th
Median Household Income # 73 12th
Per Capita Income # 76 9th

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