Tunica County, Mississippi Population 2019

Tunica County, Mississippi's estimated population is 10,002 with a growth rate of -1.40% 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
20189,944-58-0.58%
201710,002-142-1.40%
201610,144-123-1.20%
201510,267-228-2.17%
201410,495400.38%
201310,455170.16%
201210,438-151-1.43%
201110,589-176-1.63%
201010,7652,60131.86%
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%

How Many People Live in Tunica County, Mississippi?

10,002

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American8,066
White2,011
Asian91
Two or More Races70
Some Other Race38

Tunica County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Tunica County, Mississippi Median Age

32.9


Total

32.1


Male

33.4


Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,204 adults, (1,103 of whom are seniors) in Tunica County, Mississippi.

Tunica County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tunica County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,458

53.11%

Male

4,818

46.89%

Tunica County, Mississippi Households and Families

Tunica County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tunica County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married51.5%48.5%
Male49.7%50.3%
All37.5%62.5%
Female31.9%68.1%
Non Family25.6%74.4%

37.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9832.5537.5
Non Family1,2851.0725.6
Married1,2833.0951.5
Female1,1173.3831.9
Male2983.5149.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tunica County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4186.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,00515.07%
High School Graduate1,96829.51%
Some College1,50922.63%
Associates Degree6259.37%
Bachelors Degree76811.52%
Graduate Degree3755.62%

Tunica County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,9853,710679
White1,5501,402441
Asian91915
Other Race303018
Hispanic2121
Multiple Races33

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 other race people with a rate of 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,741$31,556$23,424
Less Than High School$13,681$25,041$8,924
High School Grad$25,579$30,181$18,457
Some College$25,236$30,502$24,022
Bachelors Degree$42,162$45,411$34,545
Graduate Degree$52,240$89,091$51,146

$27,741

Average Earnings

$31,556

Average Male

$23,424

Average Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Language

Tunica County, Mississippi Language by Age

Tunica County, Mississippi Language

97.05% of Tunica County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,0062,40230.00%
White1,94229014.93%
Hispanic775470.13%
Multiple704868.57%
Other38615.79%

27.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.98%

Male Poverty Rate

32.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 70.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is White, with 14.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.34%
High School28.12%
Some College13.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.93%
Female Employed21.80%
Male Unemployed17.49%
Male Employed7.60%

Tunica County, Mississippi Income

Tunica County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,052$47,535
Families$37,016$54,874
Married Families$56,090-
Non Families$21,162$28,691

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans

386

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War40
World War II14
Korea4

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black2254.17%
White1619.57%

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Tunica County, Mississippi

  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