Living in Pontotoc, MS

Demographics | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Pontotoc SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Pontotoc, MS Cost Of Living

79
Pontotoc's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Pontotoc, Mississippi Info Snack

Pontotoc is a city in, and the county seat of, Pontotoc County, Mississippi, located to the west of the much larger city of Tupelo. The population was 5,625 at the 2010 census.
Population
5,997
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
16.3%
Median Home
$114,600
Median Income
$43,988
Median Rent
$627

Pontotoc, MS Photos

Rankings for Pontotoc in Mississippi

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Map Of Pontotoc, MS

Population over time in Pontotoc

Year Population % Change
2017 5,997 1.2%
2016 5,923 0.3%
2015 5,906 1.7%
2014 5,808 0.9%
2013 5,754 0.6%
2012 5,718 1.2%
2011 5,652 0.6%
2010 5,617 0.0%
2009 5,617 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pontotoc

White
63.9% (3,834)
African American
19.0% (1,139)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.1% (8)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (12)
Two Or More
0.5% (31)
Hispanic
16.2% (973)
Race Pontotoc MS USA
White 63.9% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 19.0% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.2% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Pontotoc, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
8.6% (51,829)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (36,280)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (58,232)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.5% (99,086)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (95,732)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.7% (129,879)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (58,232)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.9% (35,366)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (12,804)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (22,256)
Income Pontotoc MS USA
Less than $10,000 8.6% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.5% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.7% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.9% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Pontotoc

Female
53.2% (3,189)
Male
46.8% (2,808)
Gender Pontotoc MS USA
Female 53.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pontotoc for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (719)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (659)
High School / GED
27.0% (1,619)
Some College
28.0% (1,679)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (359)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (779)
Master's Degree
3.0% (179)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Pontotoc MS USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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