Pontotoc is a city located in Pontotoc County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Pontotoc County. With a 2020 population of 6,343, it is the 56th largest city in Mississippi and the 4191st largest city in the United States . Pontotoc is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 12.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,625 in 2010. Pontotoc reached it's highest population of 6,343 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Pontotoc has a population density of 567 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pontotoc is $61,188 with a poverty rate of 15.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $128,100. The median age in Pontotoc is 38 years, 32 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.