Pontotoc County, Mississippi's estimated population is 33,053 with a growth rate of 0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pontotoc County, Mississippi is the 26th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 30,047 and has seen a growth of 10.00% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.37%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.78%.
93.47% of Pontotoc County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.64% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 48.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.95%.
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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 County, Mississippi
96.64% of Pontotoc County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 76.64% having been born in Mississippi. 2.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.