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Tunica Resorts, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place had a population of 1,994 as of July 1, 2016. Tunica Resorts ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tunica Resorts is located at latitude 34.8295 and longitude -90.3222 in Tunica County. The formal boundaries for the Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Tunica County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586612) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tunica County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tunica Resorts 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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Tunica Resorts, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,994
Population in Households 1,994
Population in Familes 1,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 894
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (16.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 708 (61.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $70,556
Average Home Value $121,658


Median Household Income $31,796
Average Household Income $41,328
Per Capita Income $15,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.87%
Households 0.89% 0.97%
Families 3.19% 0.83%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Tunica Resorts, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tunica Resorts 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 # 126 65th
Population Density1 # 354 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 229 37th
Median Household Income # 196 46th
Per Capita Income # 265 27th

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