Tishomingo County MS Information


Tishomingo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,223
Daytime Population: Workers 7,239
Daytime Population: Residents 11,155
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 19,943
Population in Familes 16,460
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $34,179
Average Household Income $48,789
Per Capita Income $20,489


Total Housing Units 10,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,056 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,336 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,389 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $83,263
Average Home Value $108,099


Total Households 8,392
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,594
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 0.44% 0.45%
Households 0.41% 0.43%
Families 0.19% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Tishomingo County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tishomingo 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 # 48 43rd
Population Density # 39 54th
Diversity Index # 82 1st
Median Household Income # 47 44th
Per Capita Income # 25 71st

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