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Mississippi / Pontotoc County
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All Pontotoc County population data above are from the US Census Bureau. Population projection data are from Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Office of Policy Research and Planning. Mississippi Population Projections 2015, 2020, and 2025. Released February 2012. Downloaded April 2014.
With 30,950 people, Pontotoc County is the 28th most populated county in the state of Mississippi out of 82 counties. But watch out, Pontotoc County, because Copiah County with 28,797 people and Neshoba County with 29,465 people are right behind you.
The largest Pontotoc County racial/ethnic groups are White (78.0%) followed by Black (13.9%) and Hispanic (6.0%).
In 2013, the median household income of Pontotoc County residents was $40,493. Pontotoc County households made slightly more than Hancock County households ($40,356) and Pearl River County households ($40,295) . However, 14.9% of Pontotoc County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Pontotoc County residents is 36.3 years young.