Tunica County MS Information


Tunica County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,696
Population in Households 10,592
Population in Familes 8,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $31,514
Average Household Income $45,325
Per Capita Income $16,812


Total Housing Units 4,924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,531 (31.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,372 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,021 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $82,292
Average Home Value $118,485


Total Households 3,903
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,453
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 -0.09% -0.37%
Households -0.07% -0.36%
Families -0.31% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


Tunica County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tunica 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 # 70 16th
Population Density # 65 21st
Diversity Index # 65 22nd
Median Household Income # 60 28th
Per Capita Income # 72 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.