Tallahatchie County MS Information


Tallahatchie County Subdivisions

Tallahatchie County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,617
Daytime Population: Workers 3,468
Daytime Population: Residents 8,076
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 12,172
Population in Familes 10,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,445
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $29,115
Average Household Income $41,033
Per Capita Income $15,832


Total Housing Units 5,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,173 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,423 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 934 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $70,358
Average Home Value $86,425


Total Households 4,596
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,138
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.7% -0.86%
Households -0.76% -0.97%
Families -0.95% -1.09%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.69%


Tallahatchie County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallahatchie County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 60 28th
Population Density # 66 21st
Diversity Index # 5 95th
Median Household Income # 68 18th
Per Capita Income # 74 11th

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