Tippah County MS Information


Tippah County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,598
Population in Households 22,286
Population in Familes 18,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $36,956
Average Household Income $51,071
Per Capita Income $19,894


Total Housing Units 9,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,481 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,215 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,246 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $88,965
Average Home Value $109,439


Total Households 8,696
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,010
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% 0.19%
Households 0.14% 0.17%
Families -0.06% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.0%


Tippah County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tippah 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 # 42 50th
Population Density # 33 61st
Diversity Index # 64 23rd
Median Household Income # 36 57th
Per Capita Income # 46 45th

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