Pontotoc, MS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Pontotoc, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
6,015
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
15.8%
Median Home
$128,100
Median Income
$49,063
Median Rent
$714

Pontotoc SnackAbility

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

Pontotoc, MS Cost Of Living

79
Pontotoc's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Pontotoc Mississippi National Average
Overall 79 84 100
Services 89 94 100
Groceries 86 94 100
Health 85 91 100
Housing 58 63 100
Transportation 89 90 100
Utilities 88 95 100

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Rankings for Pontotoc in Mississippi

Map Of Pontotoc, MS

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Population over time in Pontotoc

Year Population % Change
2019 6,015 0.3%
2018 5,997 1.2%
2017 5,923 0.3%
2016 5,906 1.7%
2015 5,808 0.9%
2014 5,754 0.6%
2013 5,718 1.2%
2012 5,652 0.6%
2011 5,617 0.0%
2010 5,617 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pontotoc

White
59.0% (3,547)
African American
24.5% (1,476)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (10)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (14)
Two Or More
0.6% (36)
Hispanic
15.5% (932)
Race Pontotoc MS USA
White 59.0% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 24.5% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.5% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Pontotoc

Female
53.6% (3,222)
Male
46.4% (2,792)
Gender Pontotoc MS USA
Female 53.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pontotoc for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.0% (902)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (601)
High School / GED
28.0% (1,684)
Some College
26.0% (1,563)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (240)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (721)
Master's Degree
3.0% (180)
Professional Degree
1.0% (60)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (60)
Education Pontotoc MS USA
< 9th Grade 15.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Pontotoc, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
6.3% (38,185)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (38,816)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (46,390)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.5% (99,092)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (87,731)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.2% (145,483)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (54,595)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.7% (64,063)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (14,201)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (12,938)
Income Pontotoc MS USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.5% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.2% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.7% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 3.0% 7.7%

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