Tate County MS Information


Tate County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,297
Daytime Population: Workers 7,786
Daytime Population: Residents 16,370
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,156
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 27,989
Population in Familes 24,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,308
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $42,717
Average Household Income $56,915
Per Capita Income $20,917


Total Housing Units 11,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,293 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,829 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,207 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $124,440
Average Home Value $151,635


Total Households 10,122
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 7,475
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 0.2% 0.23%
Households 0.12% 0.19%
Families -0.05% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.74%


Tate County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tate 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 # 32 62nd
Population Density # 19 78th
Diversity Index # 39 55th
Median Household Income # 12 87th
Per Capita Income # 21 76th

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