Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18404,4910.00%
185017,11212,621281.03%
186022,1135,00129.23%
187012,525-9,588-43.36%
188013,8581,33310.64%
189014,9401,0827.81%
190018,2743,33422.32%
191019,6881,4147.74%
192019,9622741.39%
193022,0342,07210.38%
194022,9048703.95%
195019,994-2,910-12.71%
196017,232-2,762-13.81%
197017,3631310.76%
198020,9183,55520.47%
199022,2371,3196.31%
201030,0477,81035.12%
201129,773-274-0.91%
201230,2955221.75%
201330,6673721.23%
201430,7831160.38%
201530,857740.24%
201631,4706131.99%
201731,7092390.76%
201831,8811720.54%
201932,1742930.92%
202032,4672930.91%
202132,7602930.90%
202233,0532930.89%
map placeholder

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,61876.94%
Black or African American5,11415.98%
Asian90.03%
Some Other Race1,6545.17%
Two or More Races6011.88%
Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population by Race

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Median Age

37


Total

36.8


Male

37.2


Female

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Adults

There are 23,497 adults, (4,807 of whom are seniors) in Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

16,706

52.21%

Male

15,290

47.79%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Population by Age

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Male63.9%36.1%
Female52.6%47.4%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8232.9373.3
Married5,7903.4683.3
Male6293.8363.9
Female1,3603.9952.6
Non Family3,0441.2765.3

3.51

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7578.36%
9th to 12th Grade3,07514.63%
High School Graduate5,83627.77%
Some College4,73822.55%
Associates Degree1,7788.46%
Bachelors Degree2,18910.42%
Graduate Degree1,6427.81%
Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,49813,0943,098
Black3,4472,661642
Hispanic1,00537178
Other Race74332355
2+ Races2206013
Asian9

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%.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,023$38,307$28,185
Less Than 9th Grade$28,317$30,810$20,225
High School Graduate$32,674$37,978$24,768
Some College$32,432$37,012$27,857
Bachelors Degree$40,722$52,778$38,678
Graduate Degree$44,825$62,292$38,092

$33,023

Average Earnings

$38,307

Average Male

$28,185

Average Female

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Language by Age

Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Language

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.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Language

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple56127248.48%
Hispanic2,17877735.67%
Black5,0361,17923.41%
White24,1762,76811.45%
Other601NaN%

15.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.44%

Male Poverty Rate

17.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pontotoc County, Mississippi

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%.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.62%
High School10.63%
Some College9.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.07%
Male Unemployed24.70%
Female Employed9.42%
Female Unemployed54.82%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$48,980$61,780
Families$60,297$70,903
Married Families$72,414-
Non Families$26,820$35,951
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi 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 55-64.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Marital Status

Loading...

1,633

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War448
First Gulf War345
Vietnam695
Korea119
World War II54

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34233
35 to 54335
55 to 64213
65 to 74592
75+260

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4357.74%
Black1985.12%
Hispanic60.49%

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Loading...

7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Loading...

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment by Age

Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Loading...

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

76.64%

Born in Pontotoc County, Mississippi

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

2.90%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  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

Sources