Tippah County MS Information


Tippah County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,226
Population in Households 22,939
Population in Familes 19,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 8,879
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,470 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,409 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,239 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $82,547
Average Home Value $105,097


Median Household Income $36,268
Average Household Income $48,347
Per Capita Income $18,699
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.46%
Households 0.52% 0.35%
Families 0.29% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.


Tippah County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tippah 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 # 43 49th
Population Density1 # 32 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 66 21st
Median Household Income # 29 66th
Per Capita Income # 44 48th

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