Tunica County MS Information

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Tunica County Subdivisions

Tunica County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,863
Population in Households 10,759
Population in Familes 8,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,014
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,544
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,729 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,285 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 995 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $81,054
Average Home Value $156,637
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,646
Average Household Income $38,173
Per Capita Income $14,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.51%
Households 0.42% 0.57%
Families 0.21% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

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Tunica County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tunica County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 69 17th
Population Density1 # 65 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 66 21st
Median Household Income # 62 26th
Per Capita Income # 71 15th

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

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