Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population 2018

Pontotoc County, Mississippi's estimated population is 31,640 with a growth rate of 0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pontotoc County, Mississippi is the 26th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,075-565-1.79%
201731,6402030.65%
201631,4376031.96%
201530,834470.15%
201430,7871090.36%
201330,6783771.24%
201230,3015271.77%
201129,774-279-0.93%
201030,0537,81635.15%
199022,2371,3196.31%
198020,9183,55520.47%
197017,3631310.76%
196017,232-2,762-13.81%
195019,994-2,910-12.71%
194022,9048703.95%
193022,0342,07210.38%
192019,9622741.39%
191019,6881,4147.74%
190018,2743,33422.32%
189014,9401,0827.81%
188013,8581,33310.64%
187012,525-9,588-43.36%
186022,1135,00129.23%
185017,11212,621281.03%
18404,4910.00%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,529
Black or African American4,742
Some Other Race1,150
Two or More Races404
Asian241
American Indian and Alaska Native9

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Median Age

36.8


Total

35.7


Male

38.2


Female

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Adults

There are 22,718 adults, (4,395 of whom are seniors) in Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,729

50.62%

Male

15,346

49.38%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Households and Families

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All72.4%27.6%
Male68.2%31.8%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female47.4%52.6%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8452.8472.4
Married5,4183.3682.7
Non Family3,1401.2667.4
Female1,4593.9847.4
Male8283.4468.2

3.39

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Households

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Education

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8169.06%
9th to 12th Grade2,99514.93%
High School Graduate6,19430.89%
Some College4,54722.67%
Associates Degree1,5237.59%
Bachelors Degree2,10710.51%
Graduate Degree8734.35%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,15812,8052,405
Black2,9151,923437
Hispanic81539150
Other Race49326049
Asian16711478
Multiple Races791310
Native American99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 46.71%.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,319$35,535$25,267
Less Than High School$25,674$28,621$16,677
High School Grad$30,463$35,808$23,561
Some College$30,764$35,131$27,755
Bachelors Degree$36,356$41,628$28,264
Graduate Degree$42,981$59,196$

$30,319

Average Earnings

$35,535

Average Male

$25,267

Average Female

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Language

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Language by Age

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Language

93.48% of Pontotoc County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,7403,51414.80%
Black4,6511,27627.43%
Hispanic1,87531917.01%
Multiple37119652.83%
Other1,15013711.91%

17.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.24%

Male Poverty Rate

19.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pontotoc County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 52.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Mississippi is Other, with 11.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.15%.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.81%
Bachelors or Greater10.69%
High School10.41%
Some College6.85%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.23%
Male Unemployed31.65%
Female Employed13.14%
Male Employed4.18%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Income

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,865$55,579
Families$50,713$62,211
Married Families$62,056$
Non Families$21,959$36,022

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marital Status

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,511

Number of Veterans

1,382

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam659
Second Gulf War290
First Gulf War270
Korea233
World War II108

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74427
75+384
35 to 54247
18 to 34228
55 to 64225

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3927.56%
Black832.42%
Asian3620.93%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment Status

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pontotoc County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pontotoc562561094848.60%
Ecru895982879.72%
Sherman 647687406.18%
Thaxton643668253.89%
Algoma590613233.90%
Toccopola24625593.66%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990