Tunica County, Mississippi Population 2020

Tunica County, Mississippi's estimated population is 9,828 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tunica County, Mississippi is the 70th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20209,828-58-0.59%
20199,886-58-0.58%
20189,944-58-0.58%
201710,002-142-1.40%
201610,144-123-1.20%
201510,267-228-2.17%
201410,495400.38%
201310,455170.16%
201210,438-151-1.43%
201110,589-176-1.63%
201010,7652,60131.86%
19908,164-1,488-15.42%
19809,652-2,202-18.58%
197011,854-4,972-29.55%
196016,826-4,838-22.33%
195021,664-946-4.18%
194022,6101,3776.49%
193021,2338474.15%
192020,3861,7409.33%
191018,6462,16713.15%
190016,4794,32135.54%
189012,1583,69743.69%
18808,4613,10357.91%
18705,35899222.72%
18604,3663,052232.27%
18501,31449360.05%
18408210.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.59%
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Founded
1836
County Seat
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Tunica County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,98478.51%
White1,96619.33%
Asian1211.19%
Two or More Races750.74%
Some Other Race240.24%
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Tunica County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Tunica County, Mississippi Median Age

33.9


Total

34.9


Male

33.6


Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,150 adults, (1,139 of whom are seniors) in Tunica County, Mississippi.

Tunica County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tunica County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,511

54.19%

Male

4,659

45.81%

Tunica County, Mississippi Households and Families

Tunica County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tunica County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married48.1%51.9%
Female41%59%
All40.5%59.5%
Male35.5%64.5%
Non Family32.1%67.9%

40.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9432.5540.5
Married1,4963.0348.1
Non Family1,2381.0832.1
Female9303.3641
Male2793.7935.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tunica County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3665.44%
9th to 12th Grade87713.04%
High School Graduate2,08831.05%
Some College1,52122.62%
Associates Degree74011.01%
Bachelors Degree80812.02%
Graduate Degree3244.82%
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Tunica County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,9663,863720
White1,6091,469406
Asian1211216
Hispanic2424
Other Race1515
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 white people with a rate of 25.23%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,558$31,423$23,203
Less Than High School$16,333$20,163$15,810
High School Grad$26,221$30,781$18,311
Some College$23,913$23,672$24,229
Bachelors Degree$40,301$45,302$29,500
Graduate Degree$48,561$72,386$47,765

$26,558

Average Earnings

$31,423

Average Male

$23,203

Average Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Language

Tunica County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Tunica County, Mississippi Language

96.73% of Tunica County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9312,00125.23%
White1,8911447.62%
Hispanic856070.59%
Multiple755269.33%
Other24833.33%

21.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.89%

Male Poverty Rate

26.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is White, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.25%.

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Name Poverty
High School27.12%
Less Than High School25.52%
Some College16.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.27%
Female Employed18.81%
Male Unemployed15.82%
Male Employed5.12%

Tunica County, Mississippi Income

Tunica County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,822$50,655
Families$39,899$59,896
Married Families$57,758-
Non Families$20,943$29,046
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Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Tunica 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.

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans

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399

Number of Veterans

377

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam188
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War54
World War II8
Korea3
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74177
35 to 5490
55 to 6479
18 to 3436
75+17
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2394.46%
White1609.72%

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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9.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment Status

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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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71.25%

Born in Mississippi

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Tunica County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 71.25% having been born in Mississippi. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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