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Tutwiler, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Tutwiler is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Tutwiler.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tallahatchie County at latitude 34.0148 and longitude -90.4318. Tallahatchie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Tutwiler (see map) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Tutwiler, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,509
Population in Households 1,165
Population in Familes 1,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,344
Population Density1 2,638
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 286
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $52,439
Average Home Value $62,598


Median Household Income $28,464
Average Household Income $52,268
Per Capita Income $9,142
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.27%
Households -0.36% -0.68%
Families -0.49% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   -1.91%
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.


Tutwiler, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tutwiler to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 86 77th
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 245 33rd
Per Capita Income # 358 1st

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