Tunica County, Mississippi Population 2022

Tunica County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,762 with a growth rate of -3.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tunica County, Mississippi is the 73rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 10,765 and has seen a growth of -18.61% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18408210.00%
18501,31449360.05%
18604,3663,052232.27%
18705,35899222.72%
18808,4613,10357.91%
189012,1583,69743.69%
190016,4794,32135.54%
191018,6462,16713.15%
192020,3861,7409.33%
193021,2338474.15%
194022,6101,3776.49%
195021,664-946-4.18%
196016,826-4,838-22.33%
197011,854-4,972-29.55%
19809,652-2,202-18.58%
19908,164-1,488-15.42%
201010,7652,60131.86%
201110,590-175-1.63%
201210,438-152-1.44%
201310,454160.15%
201410,496420.40%
201510,264-232-2.21%
201610,139-125-1.22%
20179,984-155-1.53%
20189,922-62-0.62%
20199,632-290-2.92%
20209,342-290-3.01%
20219,052-290-3.10%
20228,762-290-3.20%
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Tunica County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,84018.76%
Black or African American7,89080.45%
Some Other Race280.29%
Two or More Races490.50%
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Tunica County, Mississippi Population by Race

Tunica County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Tunica County, Mississippi Median Age

34.6


Total

31.9


Male

36.1


Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,955 adults, (1,186 of whom are seniors) in Tunica County, Mississippi.

Tunica County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tunica County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,186

52.88%

Male

4,621

47.12%

Tunica County, Mississippi Population by Age

Tunica County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tunica County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66%34%
All39%61%
Non Family31.5%68.5%
Female30.4%69.6%
Male14.5%85.5%

39.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tunica County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9642.4539
Married1,0182.9266
Male2693.1814.5
Female9044.0230.4
Non Family1,7731.2631.5

3.31

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Tunica County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3365.28%
9th to 12th Grade88813.95%
High School Graduate2,34436.82%
Some College1,33520.97%
Associates Degree4887.67%
Bachelors Degree5979.38%
Graduate Degree3785.94%
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Tunica County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tunica County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4521,348459
Black4,8603,747516
Other Race2323
Hispanic6044
2+ Races1912

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.61%.

Tunica County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,009$28,814$21,299
Less Than 9th Grade$16,225$22,206$15,588
High School Graduate$27,694$28,562$20,100
Some College$28,378$31,762$21,042
Bachelors Degree$31,847$37,965$27,148
Graduate Degree$45,476$$42,115

$27,009

Average Earnings

$28,814

Average Male

$21,299

Average Female

Tunica County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tunica County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Tunica County, Mississippi Language

98.75% of Tunica County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Tunica County, Mississippi Language

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple493775.51%
Hispanic955658.95%
Black7,7512,87037.03%
White1,7671226.90%
Other19NaN%

31.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.36%

Male Poverty Rate

33.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tunica County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 75.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tunica 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 10.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.64%.

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.40%
High School31.68%
Some College18.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.98%
Male Unemployed29.50%
Female Employed24.20%
Female Unemployed6.45%

Tunica County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tunica County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,485$41,992
Families$40,736$48,809
Married Families$51,514-
Non Families$23,825$30,339
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Income by Household Type

Tunica County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

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 Marital Status

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432

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War77
Vietnam248
Korea
World War II7

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54136
55 to 6460
65 to 74215
75+21

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18011.80%
Black2524.68%

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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12.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tunica County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Tunica County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Tunica County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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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75.74%

Born in Tunica County, Mississippi

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Tunica County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 75.74% having been born in Mississippi. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tunica 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

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