Tunica, Mississippi Population 2020

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Tunica is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 878, it is the 170th largest city in Mississippi and the 10872nd largest city in the United States. Tunica is currently declining at a rate of -2.12% annually and its population has decreased by -14.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,030 in 2010. Tunica reached it's highest population of 1,031 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Tunica has a population density of 1,323 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tunica is $60,549 with a poverty rate of 18.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $190,400. The median age in Tunica is 42.7 years, 43.5 years for males, and 42.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.8 males.

Tunica Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tunica was:

  • White: 56.50%
  • Black or African American: 38.84%
  • Other race: 2.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tunica, Mississippi is 878, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 916.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,030.

Tunica, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64356.50%
Black or African American44238.84%
Some Other Race242.11%
Two or More Races232.02%
Asian60.53%
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Tunica Population Pyramid 2020

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Tunica Median Age

42.7


Total

43.5


Male

42.5


Female

Tunica Adults

There are 873 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Tunica.

Tunica Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tunica Sex Ratio

Female

626

55.01%

Male

512

44.99%

Tunica Households and Families

Tunica Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tunica Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
Male63.2%36.8%
All51.2%48.8%
Non Family23.3%76.7%
Female20.9%79.1%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4772.3951.2
Married2393.0676.2
Non Family1761.223.3
Female433.4920.9
Male192.4263.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tunica Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade647.97%
9th to 12th Grade749.22%
High School Graduate19824.66%
Some College20926.03%
Associates Degree566.97%
Bachelors Degree14918.56%
Graduate Degree536.60%
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Tunica Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White514456189
Black2551757
Hispanic2424
Other Race1515
Asian666
Multiple Races44

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 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,845$43,125$25,795
Less Than High School$$52,708$
High School Grad$28,333$37,250$23,393
Some College$35,481$40,833$31,534
Bachelors Degree$27,679$62,083$21,042
Graduate Degree$41,250$31,250$46,094

$31,845

Average Earnings

$43,125

Average Male

$25,795

Average Female

Tunica Language

Tunica Language by Age

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Tunica Language

95.50% of Tunica residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Tunica Poverty

Tunica Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black44217740.05%
White634213.31%
Hispanic33824.24%
Other24833.33%

18.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

22.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tunica

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tunica is Black, with 40.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tunica is White, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.66%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.23%
Some College20.75%
High School13.64%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed10.93%
Male Employed1.81%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tunica Income

Tunica Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,125$60,549
Families$64,112$80,524
Married Families$65,313-
Non Families$11,944$26,388
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Tunica Marital Status

Tunica Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tunica Married by Age and Sex

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Tunica Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tunica Marital Status by Race

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Tunica Veterans

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52

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
Korea3
World War II2
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7438
75+11
55 to 643
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White417.69%
Black113.49%

Tunica Veterans by Education

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15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tunica Employment Status

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.21%

Born in Mississippi

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.42% of Tunica residents were born in the United States, with 62.21% having been born in Mississippi. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020878-19-2.12%
2019897-19-2.07%
2018916-12-1.29%
2017928-19-2.01%
2016947-17-1.76%
2015964-27-2.72%
201499120.20%
2013989-2-0.20%
2012991-18-1.78%
20111,009-22-2.13%
20101,0310.00%