Tate County MS Information


Tate County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,488
Population in Households 28,207
Population in Familes 24,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,281
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 10,161
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 7,503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,423 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,738 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,209 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $117,322
Average Home Value $148,202


Median Household Income $42,260
Average Household Income $55,521
Per Capita Income $20,351
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.12%
Households 0.2% 0.04%
Families 0.01% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.


Tate County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tate 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 # 31 63rd
Population Density1 # 19 78th
Diversity Index2 # 39 54th
Median Household Income # 11 88th
Per Capita Income # 20 77th

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