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Pontotoc, MS Demographic Data

Pontotoc, MS Summary

Pontotoc is located in Pontotoc County in Mississippi
  • Population: 5,652
  • Area: 11.33 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 11.18 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.15 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 498.67 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 476.05 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Pontotoc, MS Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,871
50%
50.8
Male
2,883
50%
49.2
Total Population
5,754
 
318,857,056

Pontotoc, MS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
238
4.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
811
14.1% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
400
7.0% 
6.5
15 to 19 Years
484
8.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
276
4.8% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
762
13.2% 
13.6
35 to 44 Years
700
12.2% 
12.8
45 to 54 Years
539
9.4% 
13.6
55 to 59 Years
307
5.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
391
6.8% 
5.9
65 to 74 Years
348
6.0% 
8.3
75 to 84 Years
351
6.1% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
147
2.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
3,987
69.3%
76.9
Male
1,751
43.9%
48.6
Female
2,236
56.1%
51.4
21 Years and over
3,736
64.9%
72.7
62 Years and over
976
17.0%
17.9
65 Years and over
846
14.7%
14.5
Male
281
33.2%
44.0
Female
565
66.8%
56.0
Median Age (years)
33
NR
NR

Pontotoc, MS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,754
100.0% 
97.0
White
3,531
61.4% 
73.4
Black or African American
939
16.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
167
2.9% 
5.2
Asian Indian
167
2.9% 
1.1
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.2
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,117
19.4% 
4.7
Two or More Races
0
0.0% 
3.0
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,181
20.5% 
17.3
Mexican
1,181
20.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
0
0.0% 
4.0
Not Hispanic or Latino
4,573
79.5% 
82.7

Pontotoc, MS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
184
5.2% 
5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
581
16.4% 
7.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,184
33.4% 
27.7
Some college, no degree
523
14.8% 
21.0
Associate's Degree
398
11.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
438
12.4% 
18.7
Graduate or professional degree
237
6.7% 
11.4
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
765
21.6%
13.1
High School Graduate or Higher
2,780
78.5%
87.0
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
675
19.1%
30.1

Pontotoc, MS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,198
27.8%
33.3%
Now Married
1,711
39.7%
47.7
Divorced
794
18.4%
11.0%
Separated
146
3.4%
2.1
Widowed
456
10.6
5.9%

Pontotoc, MS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,806
87.1%
78.9%
Languages other than english
710
12.9%
21.1%
Spanish
710
12.9%
13.1%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.6%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.4%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Pontotoc, MS Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
231
13.3%
7.3
$10,000 to $14,999
124
7.1%
5.3
$15,000 to $24,999
196
11.3%
10.5
$25,000 to $34,999
109
6.3%
10.0
$35,000 to $49,999
322
18.5%
13.5
$50,000 to $74,999
307
17.6%
17.8
$75,000 to $99,999
234
13.4%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
119
6.8%
13.1
$150,000 to $199,999
0
0.0%
5.2
$200,000 or more
99
5.7%
5.3
Median household income
43,137
 
53,657
Per capita income
20,982
 
28,889

Pontotoc, MS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
64
2.4%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
230
8.7%
9.8
Construction
67
2.5%
6.3
Educational services, health care and social assistance
548
20.8%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
58
2.2%
6.5
Information
27
1.0%
2.2
Manufacturing
670
25.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
52
2.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
119
4.5%
11.1
Public administration
76
2.9%
4.7
Retail trade
583
22.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
133
5.0%
5.0
Wholesale trade
12
0.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
652
24.7%
36.9%
Service occupations
208
7.9%
18.2%
Sales and office occupations
687
26.0%
23.7%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
142
5.4%
8.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
950
36.0%
12.3%

Pontotoc, MS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,599
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,368
91.1%
76.5
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
216
8.3%
9.2
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
0
0.0%
2.7
Other means
15
0.6%
1.9
Worked at home
0
0.0%
4.5
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Pontotoc, MS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
112
6.4%
9.1
1 vehicles
546
31.4%
33.7
2 vehicles
672
38.6%
37.3
3 or more
411
23.6%
19.9

Pontotoc, MS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,741
79.6%
87.5
Owner Occupied
1,068
61.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
673
38.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
447
20.4%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
13
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
4.0
NR
2.6

Pontotoc, MS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,188
1 room
31
1.4%
2.0
2 rooms
10
0.5%
2.5
3 rooms
138
6.3%
9.2
4 rooms
219
10.0%
16.6
5 rooms
605
27.7%
20.4
6 rooms
690
31.5%
17.9
7 rooms
185
8.5%
12.1
8 rooms
192
8.8%
8.4
9 rooms or more
118
5.4%
10.8
Median Rooms
6
 

Pontotoc, MS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,188
 
 
1-unit, detached
1,751
80.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
59
2.7%
5.8
2-units
60
2.7%
3.8
3 or 4 units
89
4.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
80
3.7%
4.9
10 to 19 units
10
0.5%
4.6
20 or more units
12
0.5%
8.7
Mobile home
127
5.8%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Pontotoc, MS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
2010 or later
0
0.0%
2.0%
2000 to 2009
214
9.8%
14.6%
1990 to 1999
303
13.8%
14.0%
1980 to 1989
386
17.6%
13.7%
1970 to 1979
656
30.0%
15.7%
1960 to 1969
329
15.0%
11.0%
1950 to 1959
216
9.9%
10.6%
1940 to 1949
48
2.2%
5.2%
1939 or earlier
36
1.6%
13.1%

Pontotoc, MS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
829
47.6%
48.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
11
0.6%
4.8
Electricity
891
51.2%
37.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.3
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.1
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
10
0.6%
1.2

Pontotoc, MS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
610
 
47174889.0
Less than $300
0
0.0%
0.3
$300 to $499
4
0.7%
1.8%
$500 to $699
159
26.1%
5.6%
$700 to $999
151
24.8%
15.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
208
34.1%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
62
10.2%
19.9%
$2,000 or more
26
4.3%
27.6%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
358
59.3%
42.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
83
13.7%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
61
10.1%
11.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
48
7.9%
7.4%
35.0% or more
54
8.9%
23.4%
Not Computed
6
NR
NR

Pontotoc, MS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
662 
 
40,975,355 
Less than $200
78
11.8%
1.4%
$200 to $299
45
6.8%
3.1%
$300 to $499
113
6.8%
7.0%
$500 to $749
236
35.6%
20.4%
$750 to $999
162
24.5%
24.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
28
4.2%
27.2%
$1,500 or more
0
0.0%
16.8%
No Cash Rent
11
NR
2,292,077
Median (Dollars)
612
NR
934
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
148
24.7%
12.0%
15.0% to 19.9%
161
26.8%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
129
21.5%
12.6%
25.0% to 29.9%
64
10.7%
11.4%
30.0% to 34.9%
11
1.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
87
14.5%
42.6%
Not Computed
73
NR
NR

Pontotoc, MS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,068
 
73,991,995
Less then $50,000
80
7.5%
9.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
421
39.4%
9.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
323
30.2%
15.2%
$150,000 to $199,000
146
13.7%
14.7%
$200,000 to $299,999
98
9.2%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
0
0.0%
16.1%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
8.8%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.4%
Median (Dollars)
106,300
 
181,200
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