Tutwiler, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tutwiler, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Tutwiler had a population of 3,513 as of July 1, 2016. Tutwiler ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tutwiler is located at latitude 34.0121 and longitude -90.4301 in Tallahatchie County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tutwiler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tallahatchie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Town of Tutwiler (GNIS ID: 2406769) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Tutwiler is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tallahatchie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tutwiler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 3,513
Population in Households 1,135
Population in Familes 979
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,378
Population Density1 2,641
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $47,266
Average Home Value $59,504


Median Household Income $27,167
Average Household Income $43,296
Per Capita Income $16,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.22%
Households -0.62% -0.48%
Families -0.78% -0.58%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
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, 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 # 86 77th
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 278 23rd
Per Capita Income # 250 31st

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