Tallahatchie County MS Information


Tallahatchie County Subdivisions

Tallahatchie County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,196
Population in Households 12,751
Population in Familes 10,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,445
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $28,217
Average Household Income $40,711
Per Capita Income $15,726


Total Housing Units 5,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,582 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,236 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 756 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $72,015
Average Home Value $90,745


Total Households 4,818
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,282
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.14% -0.42%
Households -0.1% -0.44%
Families -0.3% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.41%


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, 2018 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 # 58 30th
Population Density # 66 22nd
Diversity Index # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 75 10th
Per Capita Income # 79 5th

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