Tunica County, Mississippi Population 2018

Tunica County, Mississippi's estimated population is 10,024 with a growth rate of -3.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tunica County, Mississippi is the 70th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201710,024-383-3.68%
201610,4072512.47%
201610,156-104-1.01%
201510,260-231-2.20%
201410,491430.41%
201310,448180.17%
201210,430-150-1.42%
201110,580-181-1.68%
201010,7612,59731.81%
19908,164-1,488-15.42%
19809,652-2,202-18.58%
197011,854-4,972-29.55%
196016,826-4,838-22.33%
195021,664-946-4.18%
194022,6101,3776.49%
193021,2338474.15%
192020,3861,7409.33%
191018,6462,16713.15%
190016,4794,32135.54%
189012,1583,69743.69%
18808,4613,10357.91%
18705,35899222.72%
18604,3663,052232.27%
18501,31449360.05%
18408210.00%

Tunica County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American8,050
White2,057
Some Other Race214
Asian57
Two or More Races29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Tunica County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Tunica County, Mississippi Median Age

32.4


Total

30.6


Male

33.5


Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,295 adults, (1,093 of which are seniors) in Tunica County, Mississippi.

Tunica County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Tunica County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,598

53.79%

Male

4,809

46.21%

Tunica County, Mississippi Households and Families

Tunica County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tunica County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male59.4%40.6%
Married57.2%42.8%
All39.5%60.5%
Female33.8%66.2%
Non Family22.3%77.7%

39.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tunica County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9992.5739.5
Non Family1,3451.0722.3
Married1,3333.1457.2
Female1,0503.4633.8
Male2713.859.4

3.22

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tunica County, Mississippi Households

Tunica County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4947.85%
9th to 12th Grade88514.07%
High School Graduate1,93330.72%
Some College1,30220.69%
Associates Degree4847.69%
Bachelors Degree82613.13%
Graduate Degree3685.85%

Tunica County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,5813,374676
White1,5711,407480
Other Race787029
Asian57579
Hispanic4941
Multiple Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.18%.

Tunica County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,459$30,527$26,783
Less Than High School$14,400$$14,040
High School Grad$25,232$25,673$23,315
Some College$26,457$30,532$25,489
Bachelors Degree$41,948$45,163$35,000
Graduate Degree$48,200$86,958$41,369

$28,459

Average Earnings

$30,527

Average Male

$26,783

Average Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Language

Tunica County, Mississippi Language by Age

Tunica County, Mississippi Language

96.70% of Tunica County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9872,40730.14%
White2,00435817.86%
Other20616077.67%
Hispanic17116093.57%

28.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.13%

Male Poverty Rate

32.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 93.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is White, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.97%.

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.87%
High School23.60%
Some College13.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.58%
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed16.61%
Male Employed11.38%

Tunica County, Mississippi Income

Tunica County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,918$44,885
Families$35,274$52,438
Married Families$54,573$
Non Families$21,920$27,442

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Tunica 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 45To54.

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by War

448

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam186
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War60
World War II11
Korea3

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74181
18 to 34106
55 to 6485
35 to 5462
75+14

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18610.78%
Black1763.29%
Hispanic8663.70%
Other8652.44%

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

29.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment Status

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment by Age

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Tunica County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tunica1033968-65-6.29%
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