Pontotoc, MS Demographic Data

Pontotoc, MS Summary

Pontotoc is located in Pontotoc County in Mississippi
  • Population: 5,718
  • Area: 11.33 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 11.18 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.15 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 504.50 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
2,831
50%
50.8
Male
2,887
51%
49.2
Total Population
5,718
 
311,536,594

Pontotoc, MS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
291
5.1% 
6.4
5 to 9 Years
746
13.0% 
6.6
10 to 14 Years
386
6.8% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
469
8.2% 
7.0
20 to 24 Years
286
5.0% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
937
16.4% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
597
10.4% 
13.1
45 to 54 Years
569
10.0% 
14.3
55 to 59 Years
278
4.9% 
6.5
60 to 64 Years
330
5.8% 
5.6
65 to 74 Years
375
6.6% 
7.4
75 to 84 Years
327
5.7% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
127
2.2% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
3,994
3,994.0%
237,659,116.0
Female
2,154
53.9%
51.4
Male
1,840
46.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
3,784
66.2%
71.9
62 Years and over
931
16.3%
16.7
65 Years and over
829
829.0%
41,851,042.0
Female
576
69.5%
56.6
Male
253
30.5%
43.4
Median Age (years)
31.8%
37.3

Pontotoc, MS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,718
100.0% 
97.2
White
3,104
54.3% 
74.0
Black or African American
1,003
17.5% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
10
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
188
3.3% 
4.9
Asian Indian
188
3.3% 
1.0
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.1
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.8
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.3
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.7
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
1,413
24.7% 
4.7
Two or More Races
0
0.0% 
2.8
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,454
25.4% 
16.6
Mexican
1,454
25.4% 
10.7
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.6
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
0
0.0% 
3.7
Not Hispanic or Latino
4,264
74.6% 
83.4

Pontotoc, MS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
298
8.4% 
5.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
513
14.5% 
8.0
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,277
36.1% 
28.1
Some college, no degree
445
12.6% 
21.2
Associate's Degree
298
8.4% 
7.8
Bachelor's Degree
539
15.2% 
18.0
Graduate or professional degree
170
4.8% 
10.8
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
811
22.9%
13.9
High School Graduate or Higher
2,729
77.1%
85.9
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
709
20.0%
28.8

Pontotoc, MS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,389
32.3%
32.2%
Now Married
1,430
33.3%
48.8
Divorced
884
20.6%
10.8%
Separated
97
2.3%
2.2
Widowed
495%
11.5
6.0%

Pontotoc, MS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,463
82.2%
79.3%
Languages other than english
964
17.8%
20.7%
Spanish
964
17.8%
12.9%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.3%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
0.9%

Pontotoc, MS Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
279
16.4%
7.2
$10,000 to $14,999
146
8.6%
5.4
$15,000 to $24,999
175
10.3%
10.8
$25,000 to $34,999
123
7.2%
10.3
$35,000 to $49,999
268
15.8%
13.6
$50,000 to $74,999
355
20.9%
17.9
$75,000 to $99,999
207
12.2%
12.2
$100,000 to $149,000
89
5.2%
12.9
$150,000 to $199,999
23
1.4%
4.9
$200,000 or more
35
2.1%
4.8
Median household income
40,370
 
53,046
Per capita income
19,248
 
28,155

Pontotoc, MS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
65
2.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
285
10.6%
9.3
Construction
59
2.2%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
683
25.5%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
169
6.3%
6.7
Information
13
0.5%
2.2
Manufacturing
639
23.9%
10.5
Other services except public administration
197
7.4%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
105
3.9%
10.8
Public administration
68
2.5%
5.0
Retail trade
382
14.3%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
0
0.0%
4.9
Wholesale trade
14
0.5%
2.8
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
667
24.9%
36.2%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
158
5.9%
9.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
752
28.1%
12.0%
Sales and office occupations
719
26.8%
24.6%
Service occupations
383
14.3%
18.1%

Pontotoc, MS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,642
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,330
88.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
271
10.3%
9.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.0
Walked
16
0.6%
2.8
Other means
9
0.3%
1.8
Worked at home
16
0.6%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
NR
 
NR

Pontotoc, MS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
9.1

Pontotoc, MS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
87.5
Owner Occupied
64.9
Renter Occupied
35.1
Vacant Housing Units
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2.2
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
NR
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
NR

Pontotoc, MS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0

Pontotoc, MS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
1-unit, detached
61.7
1-unit, attached
5.8
2-units
3.8
3 or 4 units
4.4
5 to 9 units
4.8
10 to 19 units
4.5
20 or more units
8.5
Mobile home
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0.1

Pontotoc, MS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
13.5%
1940 to 1949
5.5%
1950 to 1959
11.0%
1960 to 1969
11.1%
1970 to 1979
15.9%
1980 to 1989
13.9%
1990 to 1999
13.9%
2000 to 2004
14.7%
2005 or later
0.6%

Pontotoc, MS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
49.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.9
Electricity
36.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6.1
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
2.1
Solar energy
0.0
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
0.9

Pontotoc, MS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
 
49820840.0
Less than $300
0.2
$300 to $499
1.6%
$500 to $699
5.0%
$700 to $999
14.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
27.4%
$1,500 to 1,999
20.3%
$2,000 or more
31.5%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
36.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
16.1%
25.0% to 29.9%
12.0%
30.0% to 34.9%
8.5%
35.0% or more
27.1%
Not Computed
NR

Pontotoc, MS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
 
 
38,336,617 
Less than $200
1.6%
$200 to $299
3.3%
$300 to $499
7.8%
$500 to $749
21.8%
$750 to $999
24.2%
$1,000 to $1,499
26.3%
$1,500 or more
15.0%
No Cash Rent
2,197,899
Median (Dollars)
904
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
11.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
12.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
11.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
9.1%
35.0% or more
43.2%
Not Computed
NR

Pontotoc, MS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
 
75,075,700
Less then $50,000
9.0%
$50,000 to $99,999
9.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
16.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
15.2%
$200,000 to $299,999
18.3%
$300,000 to $499,999
15.6%
$500,000 to $999,999
8.2%
$1,000,000 or more
2.1%
Median (Dollars)
 
176,700