Tunica County MS Information


Tunica County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,972
Daytime Population: Workers 12,602
Daytime Population: Residents 6,214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,816
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.71
Population in Households 10,868
Population in Familes 8,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $29,091
Average Household Income $42,677
Per Capita Income $15,875


Total Housing Units 5,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,654 (33.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,359 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 998 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $78,030
Average Home Value $117,322


Total Households 4,013
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,527
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 0.25% -0.07%
Households 0.3% -0.03%
Families 0.06% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.71%


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, 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 # 68 18th
Population Density # 63 24th
Diversity Index # 66 21st
Median Household Income # 70 16th
Per Capita Income # 73 12th

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