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
2,850
50%
50.8
Male
2,802
50%
49.2
Total Population
5,652
 
313,914,040

Pontotoc, MS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
274
4.8% 
6.3
5 to 9 Years
556
9.8% 
6.5
10 to 14 Years
385
6.8% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
562
9.9% 
6.9
20 to 24 Years
381
6.7% 
7.2
25 to 34 Years
866
15.3% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
595
10.5% 
13.0
45 to 54 Years
597
10.6% 
14.1
55 to 59 Years
266
4.7% 
6.6
60 to 64 Years
418
7.4% 
5.7
65 to 74 Years
314
5.6% 
7.6
75 to 84 Years
324
5.7% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
114
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,108
72.7%
76.5
Female
2,202
53.6%
51.4
Male
1,906
46.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
3,818
67.6%
72.1
62 Years and over
881
15.6%
17.1
65 Years and over
752
13.3%
13.7
Female
508
67.6%
56.4
Male
244
32.4%
43.6
Median Age (years)
33
NR
NR

Pontotoc, MS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,652
100.0% 
97.1
White
3,385
59.9% 
73.9
Black or African American
913
16.2% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
192
3.4% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.0
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.0
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.2
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.8
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
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
1,162
20.6% 
4.6
Two or More Races
0
0.0% 
2.9
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,385
24.5% 
16.9
Mexican
1,098
19.4% 
10.8
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.6
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
287
5.1% 
3.8
Not Hispanic or Latino
4,267
75.5% 
83.1

Pontotoc, MS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
354
10.1% 
5.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
461
13.2% 
7.9
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,221
34.9% 
28.0
Some college, no degree
509
14.6% 
21.3
Associate's Degree
270
7.7% 
8.0
Bachelor's Degree
510
14.6% 
18.2
Graduate or professional degree
169
4.8% 
10.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
815
23.3%
13.7
High School Graduate or Higher
2,679
76.6%
86.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
679
19.4%
29.1

Pontotoc, MS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,547
34.9%
32.7%
Now Married
1,707
38.5%
48.0
Divorced
705
15.9%
11.1%
Separated
25
0.6%
2.2
Widowed
453%
10.2
5.9%

Pontotoc, MS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,269
79.4%
79.0%
Languages other than english
1,109
20.6%
21.0%
Spainish
1,109
20.6%
13.0%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.8%
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
222
12.4%
7.7
$10,000 to $14,999
149
8.3%
5.6
$15,000 to $24,999
141
7.9%
11.1
$25,000 to $34,999
172
9.6%
10.4
$35,000 to $49,999
331
18.5%
13.8
$50,000 to $74,999
505
28.1%
18.0
$75,000 to $99,999
160
8.9%
11.9
$100,000 to $149,000
62
3.5%
12.4
$150,000 to $199,999
20
1.1%
4.6
$200,000 or more
32
1.8%
4.6
Median household income
41,912
 
51,371
Per capita income
18,220
 
27,319

Pontotoc, MS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
62
2.3%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
287
10.8%
9.6
Construction
71
2.7%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
647
24.2%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
136
5.1%
6.6
Information
26
1.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
433
16.2%
10.5
Other services except public administration
260
9.7%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
123
4.6%
10.9
Public administration
69
2.6%
4.9
Retail trade
459
17.2%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
13
0.5%
4.9
Wholesale trade
83
3.1%
2.6
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
212
7.9%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
671
25.1%
36.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
756
28.3%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
682
25.6%
24.5%
Service occupations
348
13.0%
18.3%

Pontotoc, MS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,669
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,266
84.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
327
12.3%
9.7
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.0
Walked
13
0.5%
2.8
Other means
38
1.4%
1.8
Worked at home
25
0.9%
4.4
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
25.7

Pontotoc, MS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
123
6.9%
9.2
1 vehicles
649
36.2%
34.1
2 vehicles
647
36.1%
37.3
3 or more
375
20.9%
19.3

Pontotoc, MS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,794
81.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,138
63.4%
63.9
Renter Occupied
656
36.6%
36.1
Vacant Housing Units
404
18.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
26
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.8
NR
2.5

Pontotoc, MS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,198
1 room
34
1.5%
1.9
2 rooms
40
1.8%
2.5
3 rooms
128
5.8%
9.2
4 rooms
342
15.6%
16.7
5 rooms
585
26.6%
20.5
6 rooms
565
25.7%
18.1
7 rooms
312
14.2%
12.2
8 rooms
70
3.2%
8.4
9 rooms or more
122
5.6%
10.4
Median Rooms
5
 

Pontotoc, MS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,198
 
 
1-unit, detached
1,638
74.5%
61.6
1-unit, attached
22
1.0%
5.8
2-units
28
1.3%
3.8
3 or 4 units
96
4.4%
4.4
5 to 9 units
114
5.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
14
0.6%
4.5
20 or more units
10
0.5%
8.7
Mobile home
276
12.6%
6.4
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Pontotoc, MS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
45
2.0%
13.4%
1940 to 1949
86
3.9%
5.3%
1950 to 1959
290
13.2%
10.9%
1960 to 1969
437
19.9%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
444
20.2%
15.8%
1980 to 1989
394
17.9%
13.8%
1990 to 1999
328
14.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
174
7.9%
14.9%
2005 or later
0
0.0%
0.9%

Pontotoc, MS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,046
58.3%
48.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
15
0.8%
4.8
Electricity
703
39.2%
36.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
16
0.9%
5.9
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.1
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.4
No fuel used
14
0.8%
0.9

Pontotoc, MS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
647
 
48726257.0
Less than $300
0
0.0%
0.2
$300 to $499
30
4.6%
1.9%
$500 to $699
101
15.6%
5.7%
$700 to $999
256
39.6%
15.6%
$1,000 to 1,499
166
25.7%
28.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
62
9.6%
19.8%
$2,000 or more
32
4.9%
28.0%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
312
48.8%
38.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
118
18.4%
16.2%
25.0% to 29.9%
69
10.8%
11.7%
30.0% to 34.9%
29
4.5%
8.2%
35.0% or more
112
17.5%
25.8%
Not Computed
7
NR
NR

Pontotoc, MS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
617 
 
39,629,329 
Less than $200
64
10.4%
1.8%
$200 to $299
33
5.3%
3.2%
$300 to $499
131
5.3%
8.2%
$500 to $749
220
35.7%
23.0%
$750 to $999
169
27.4%
24.3%
$1,000 to $1,499
0
0.0%
25.2%
$1,500 or more
0
0.0%
14.1%
No Cash Rent
39
NR
2,220,955
Median (Dollars)
664
NR
884
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
81
16.6%
11.8%
15.0% to 19.9%
137
28.1%
12.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
166
34.0%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
39
8.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
5
1.0%
8.9%
35.0% or more
60
12.3%
43.1%
Not Computed
168
NR
NR

Pontotoc, MS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,138
 
74,119,256
Less then $50,000
86
7.6%
9.2%
$50,000 to $99,999
550
48.3%
9.2%
$100,000 to $149,000
307
27.0%
16.5%
$150,000 to $199,000
80
7.0%
15.3%
$200,000 to $299,999
104
9.1%
18.1%
$300,000 to $499,999
11
1.0%
14.9%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
7.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.0%
Median (Dollars)
92,800
 
171,900