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Pontotoc County Statistics

Facts

Land area497.7 square miles
Population Density60.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)30,897
Population change3.1%
Under 5 years of age6.7%
Under 1826.4%
65 and over13.7%
Females50.4%
White82.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race6.1
Asian0.3%
Two or more races1.3%
Black or African American15.2%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school76%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12%
Veterans1,528

Households and Housing

Households9,937
Persons per household3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more87.3%
Median household income$39,899
The Per capita income$18,576
Live below the poverty line14%
Housing units12,443
Multi-unit structures4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$80,000
Residents owning their homes78.2%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,706
Women-owned firms14.5%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$203,614
Retail sales per capita$7,068
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$57,538
Source US Census Data