Pontotoc is a city located in Pontotoc County Mississippi. Pontotoc has a 2020 population of 6,430. It is also the county seat of Pontotoc County. Pontotoc is currently growing at a rate of 1.37% annually and its population has increased by 14.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,597 in 2010.
The average household income in Pontotoc is $61,188 with a poverty rate of 14.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $143,000. The median age in Pontotoc is 38 years, 32 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pontotocwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.87%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.72%.
86.91% of Pontotoc residents speak only English, while 13.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc is Hispanic, with 42.39% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pontotoc
90.89% of Pontotoc residents were born in the United States, with 66.03% having been born in Mississippi. 8.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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