Tate County MS Information


Tate County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,215
Population in Households 27,907
Population in Familes 24,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,308
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $45,076
Average Household Income $60,427
Per Capita Income $22,210


Total Housing Units 11,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,383 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,747 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,178 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $131,266
Average Home Value $152,939


Total Households 10,130
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 7,467
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% -0.08%
Households 0.11% -0.1%
Families -0.05% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.58%


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, 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 # 31 63rd
Population Density # 19 78th
Diversity Index # 40 52nd
Median Household Income # 11 88th
Per Capita Income # 19 78th

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