Tunica, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 926 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.2%
 
Males: 415  (44.9%)
Females: 511  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38676.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,967 (it was $26,607 in 2000)
Tunica:

$36,967
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,336 (it was $20,114 in 2000)

Tunica town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,585 (it was $85,900 in 2000)
Tunica:

$159,585
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,975; detached houses: $177,222; mobile homes: $7,414

Median gross rent in 2017: $724.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tunica: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 87.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Tunica, MS (2010)
    • 69467.4%White alone
    • 30029.1%Black alone
    • 151.5%Hispanic
    • 80.8%Asian alone
    • 70.7%Two or more races
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Tunica detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Tunica, Mississippi as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tunica is 54 to 1.


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Tunica, MS City Guides:

Ancestries: American (20.4%), Irish (12.5%), English (7.2%), Italian (1.9%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,299 people per square mile   (low).

Tunica, Mississippi map

78 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America).

This town:

6.3%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $649 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $418 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (37.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (390.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

North Tunica, MS (0.9 miles ),
White Oak, MS (1.8 miles ),
Tunica Resorts, MS (3.2 miles ),
Horseshoe Lake, AR (4.0 miles ),
Crenshaw, MS (4.1 miles ),
Helena, AR (4.1 miles ),
Lula, MS (4.1 miles ),
Helena-West Helena, AR (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 90.38 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Tunica, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tunica, MS in 2017
Tunica satellite photo by USGS

Tunica tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $26,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $26,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $554,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $246,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Tunica, MS residents
Average permit cost in Tunica, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Tunica, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (15.6%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.7%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (18.9%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Tunica, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.1%)

Average climate in Tunica, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tunica, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tunica-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Tunica town center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1956, a category F3 tornado 21.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tunica-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from Tunica center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from Tunica center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Tunica center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Tunica center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Tunica center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Tunica center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tunica County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tunica topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tunica:

  • HOPE HOSPICE (2073 OLD HIGHWAY 61 NORTH, SUITE 2)
  • TUNICA COUNTY HOSPITAL (HIGHWAY 61 N)
  • TUNICA NURSING HOME, LLC (1024 HIGHWAY 61 SOUTH)
  • RCG TUNICA (1821 US HIGHWAY 61 NORTH)

Airports and heliports located in Tunica:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunica:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 24 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 32 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 37 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 38 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 40 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Mississippi (about 53 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Delta State University (about 69 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)

Public high schools in Tunica:

  • ROSA FORT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1100 ROSA FORT DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • DAVID WILLIAMS, JR CAREER &TECH CNT (Location: 2400 US HIGHWAY 61 N., Grades: 9-12)
  • TCS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 1100 ROSA FORT DRIVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Tunica:

  • TUNICA INSTITUTE OF LEARNING (Students: 197, Location: 584 ACADEMY DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tunica:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tunica Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Tunica Museums (4063 US Highway 61 North), Flower Lake Camp (Tours & Charters; 1954 Flower Lake Camp Rd.), Blues City Tours (Tours & Charters; 13118 US Highway 61 North).

Hotels: King's Quarters (2041 Old Commerce Road), Delta Plantation Inn (3515 Highway 61 North), Treasure Town Inn (5320 Casino Strip Resort), Days Inn (2440 Casino Strip Resort), Ballys Casino (1450 Ballys Blvd), Tunica Motel (1011 Highway 61 South).

Court: Tunica County - Justice Court Clerk (Moon Landing Road).

Birthplace of: Charlaine Harris - Crime fiction writer, James Cotton - Blues harmonica player, Doctor Ross - Blues singer, Parker Hall (American football) - College football player.

Tunica County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

52.3%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
53 people in nursing homes in 2000
Arena or stadium:
  • Tunica Arena and Exposition Center. Capacity: 6,000.

Banks with branches in Tunica (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: Tunica Branch at 1262 East Edwards, branch established on 1999/07/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.4 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Batesville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Security Capital Corporation
  • Covenant Bank: Tunica Office at 1020 South Court Street, branch established on 2000/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.7 mil, Deposits: $183.6 mil, headquarters in Clarksdale, MS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Covenant Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank & Trust Co.: Tunica Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1961/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.1 mil, Deposits: $104.8 mil, headquarters in Marks, MS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cb&T Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Tunica:

Marital status in Tunica, MS
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Tunica:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tunica
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tunica, MS (based on Tunica County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,22411
Mainline Protestant3853
Black Protestant2622
Other1-
Catholic--
None8,906-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Tunica County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

14.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Tunica County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

41.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tunica County:

15.9%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tunica:

51.2%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Tunica:

29.1
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tunica:

19.8%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tunica:

12.8%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tunica:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.7%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Tunica:

54.3%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Tunica:

77.8%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tunica, MS Residents

Tunica government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($848.81)
    Police Protection: $772,000 ($833.69)
    Financial Administration: $576,000 ($622.03)
    Regular Highways: $511,000 ($551.84)
    General - Other: $228,000 ($246.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($161.99)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($145.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000 ($127.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000 ($117.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($88.55)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($38.88)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($20.52)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($12.96)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($4.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($46.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,533,000 ($1655.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($98.27)

Tunica government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $309,000 ($333.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,491,000 ($2690.06)
    Other: $99,000 ($106.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $123,000 ($132.83)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($37.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($32.40)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($11.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($7.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $365,000 ($394.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $491,000 ($530.24)
    Other: $60,000 ($64.79)
    Highways: $4,000 ($4.32)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $61,000 ($65.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($5.40)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.16)

Tunica government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,871,000 ($4180.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,549,000 ($3832.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $322,000 ($347.73)

Tunica government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,803,000 ($3027.00)
Businesses in Tunica, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Starbucks1
FedEx1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tunica:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tunica:

  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCLT (104.9 FM; WEST HELENA, AR; Owner: WEST HELENA B/CASTERS)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAKJ (105.3 FM; MARIANNA, AR; Owner: L.T. SIMES II & RAYMOND SIMES)

TV broadcast stations around Tunica:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • Tunica, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count5110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7296
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons877
  • Fatalities5837
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12570
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents173
See more detailed statistics of Tunica fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.2mTotal length
  • $650,000Total costs
  • 6,010Total average daily traffic
  • 466Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,452Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tunica)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tunica, MS)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: AC5JE, Previous Call Sign: KC5TGB, Licensee ID: L01127108, Grant Date: 04/28/2016, Expiration Date: 03/11/2026, Certifier: Aaron L Collins Jr, Registrant: Aaron L Collins Jr, 1092 North Park Cv, Tunica, MS 38676
  • Call Sign: K6BBT, Licensee ID: L00579306, Grant Date: 03/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/10/2019, Certifier: Roger M Peck, Registrant: Roger M Peck, 1040 Tammy Lane, Tunica, MS 38676-9408
  • Call Sign: W5VBY, Grant Date: 12/13/1995, Expiration Date: 12/13/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2007, Registrant: Raymond B Dunavant, 1700 Jepsen Rd, Tunica, MS 38676


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tunica)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 63. The highest number of fires - 89 took place in 2006, and the least - 35 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tunica, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tunica, MS
    • 45244.8%Structure Fires
    • 30129.9%Outside Fires
    • 25225.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tunica, MS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tunica, MS
  • 74.4%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tunica, MS
  • 72.8%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Tunica compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Tunica on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Germany (population 500+)"
  • #64 (38676) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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