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Tunica Resorts, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place had a population of 1,954 as of July 1, 2017. Tunica Resorts ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tunica Resorts is located at latitude 34.8295 and longitude -90.3222 in Tunica County. The formal boundaries for the Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Tunica County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586612) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tunica Resorts Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tunica County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tunica Resorts population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,954
Daytime Population: Workers 10,184
Daytime Population: Residents 932
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,116
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 5.69
Population in Households 1,954
Population in Familes 1,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $31,653
Average Household Income $42,510
Per Capita Income $16,226


Total Housing Units 1,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (15.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 697 (63.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $78,333
Average Home Value $122,781


Total Households 868
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 507
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 0.31% -0.05%
Households 0.35% 0.0%
Families 2.33% -0.2%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Tunica Resorts, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tunica Resorts to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 128 65th
Population Density # 355 2nd
Diversity Index # 229 37th
Median Household Income # 212 42nd
Per Capita Income # 276 24th

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