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Tunica County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 10,389 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 9,227 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,031
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 719
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,688
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,177 (it was 1,570 in 2000)
% of renters here:

48%
State:

30%

Land area: 455 sq. mi.

Water area: 26.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Tunica County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (39.5%), Public administration (27.9%), Educational, health and social services (23.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 29%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Tunica County, MS (2017)
    • 8,14388.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,03022.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1771.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 550.6%Asian alone
    • 400.4%Some other race alone
    • 310.3%Two or more races
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 4,796  (46.2%)
Females: 5,593  (53.8%)
Average household size:
Tunica County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,281 ($23,270 in 1999)
This county:

$34,281
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $587 (lower quartile is $478, upper quartile is $677)
This county:

$587
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,377 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Tunica:

$94,377
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,003 - $154,485
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $917
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $381

Institutionalized population: 104
Tunica County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2001: 132 buildings, average cost: $33,500
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Tunica, MS residents
Average permit cost in Tunica, MS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $556 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $402 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Tunica, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tunica, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tunica, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.2%
Tunica County:

25.2%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Black residents, 66.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.1 years old
(Males: 31.2 years old, Females: 33.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.5 years old, Black residents: 30.5 years old, American Indian residents: 14.3 years old, Asian residents: 39.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.1 years old, Other race residents: 19.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tunica County is $467 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $598 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tunica Resorts, North Tunica, Tunica, White Oak.

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

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Neighboring counties: Roosevelt County, New Mexico , Newberry County, South Carolina , Madison County, Alabama , Union County , Union County, Georgia , Walker County, Georgia , Wichita County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Unemployment by year in Tunica, MS
County total employment by year in Tunica, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Tunica, MS

Current college students: 132
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 182 (21.0% naturalized citizens)

Tunica County:

1.8%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 602010 or later
  • 682000 to 2009
  • 271990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Tunica County marital status for males Tunica County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,344
  • One, attached: 71
  • Two: 45
  • 3 or 4: 410
  • 5 to 9: 621
  • 10 to 19: 599
  • 20 to 49: 103
  • 50 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 641

Housing units in Tunica County with a mortgage: 705 (2 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 883

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tunica County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,22411
Mainline Protestant3853
Black Protestant2622
Other1-
Catholic--
None8,906-
Tunica County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Tunica County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Tunica County:

14.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tunica County:

13.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tunica County:

41.1%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Tunica County:

Average size of farms: 2053 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $545,342
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $263.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $559,087
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $503,794
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 63.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Corn for grain: 7433 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4194 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 66262 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 71963 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Tunica County-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 66.7 miles away from Tunica County 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 134.4 miles away from the county 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 98.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from Tunica County 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 109.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: May 03, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1983: May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3320: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3320, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1398: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to April 21, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1178: June 13, 1997, FEMA Id: 1178, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Freezing Rain And Sleet, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1009: February 18, 1994, FEMA Id: 1009, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3032: February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • Mississippi Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-368: March 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 368, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Tunica County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tunica

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,869 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,116 (11.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 162 (1.7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 37 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 60 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 112 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (0.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (27%)
  • Asia,n.e.c. (25%)
  • Other Western Africa (14%)
  • Jordan (12%)
  • Lebanon (9%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Honduras (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tunica County


  • American (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Jordanian (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Tunica County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 53 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other group homes
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,624.

7.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.78% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($15,587 average AGI)
3.06% relocated from other states ($11,219 average AGI)
Tunica County:

3.06%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeSoto County, MS  1.85% ($28,973 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  1.21% ($19,604)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.99% ($19,897)


10.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.07%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.35% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($16,324 average AGI)
3.73% relocated to other states ($9,522 average AGI)
Tunica County:

3.73%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeSoto County, MS  3.21% ($28,454 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  1.33% ($20,759)
to Coahoma County, MS  0.69% ($23,607)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 20.7

Births per 1000 population in Tunica County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Tunica County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 17.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 16.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Tunica County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tunica County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Tunica County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tunica County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tunica County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tunica County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Tunica County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,492 (1,009 aged, 483 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 393 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Tunica County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (175)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (129)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (92)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (79)
  • Congestive heart failure (63)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (40)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (40)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (30)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (28)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,608
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,153
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 304.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,389
  • In family households: 8,732 (805 male householders, 1,744 female householders)
    1,244 spouses, 3,556 children (3,358 natural, 122 adopted, 68 stepchildren), 755 grandchildren, 101 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 191 other relatives, 330 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,530 (675 male householders (602 living alone)), 759 female householders (721 living alone)), 94 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 122

Size of family households: 1,022 2-persons, 717 3-persons, 338 4-persons, 256 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 100 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,324 1-person, 101 2-persons, 12 3-persons.

755 married couples with children.
1,628 single-parent households (247 men, 1,381 women).

96.6% of residents of Tunica speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (11% speak English well, 89% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (38% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 59% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,744,000 ($7,723 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,939,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,956,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,784,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,666,000
Federal grants: $28,411,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,713,000 ($1,448,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,215,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,088,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,425,000
Federal Government insurance: $42,369,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,062
Here:

103 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 527
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +34
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +541
Here +52 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tunica County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7

Year house built in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • 02014 or later
  • 1152010 to 2013
  • 1,5192000 to 2009
  • 1,1661990 to 1999
  • 3951980 to 1989
  • 6881970 to 1979
  • 4741960 to 1969
  • 1161950 to 1959
  • 1541940 to 1949
  • 1761939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tunica County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 593 rooms
  • 2624 rooms
  • 3535 rooms
  • 2696 rooms
  • 2647 rooms
  • 1848 rooms
  • 1559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • 1781 room
  • 1152 rooms
  • 3513 rooms
  • 6414 rooms
  • 6525 rooms
  • 1516 rooms
  • 2087 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tunica County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 2152 bedrooms
  • 9643 bedrooms
  • 2734 bedrooms
  • 615+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tunica County, Mississippi
  • 181no bedroom
  • 3811 bedroom
  • 8792 bedrooms
  • 8023 bedrooms
  • 1114 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Tunica County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tunica County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tunica County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 107no vehicle
  • 4911 vehicle
  • 5332 vehicles
  • 2463 vehicles
  • 1464 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tunica County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tunica County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 335no vehicle
  • 1,1781 vehicle
  • 6582 vehicles
  • 2023 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.9% of Tunica County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Mississippi.

Tunica County:

84.9%
State average:

86.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,285
  • Other state: 2,898
  • Northeast: 163
  • Midwest: 684
  • South: 2,001
  • West: 41
Year householders moved into unit in Tunica County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tunica County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 120
Here:

8.8%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

14.4%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

1.6%
Mississippi:

12.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Tunica County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,613,000
    Other: $1,002,000
    Parks and Recreation: $886,000
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    General - Other: $1,478,000
    Parks and Recreation: $773,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $7,630,000
    Police Protection: $7,485,000
    General - Other: $6,661,000
    Regular Highways: $3,403,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,073,000
    Air Transportation: $2,443,000
    Health - Other: $2,362,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,008,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,640,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    Financial Administration: $784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $375,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $831,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $617,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Other - Libraries: $309,000
    Other - Health - Other: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,277,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,832,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,798,000
    Rents: $1,672,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $140,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $591,000
    Regular Highways: $230,000
    General - Other: $86,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,393,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $271,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $27,185,000
    Highways: $553,000
    Other: $489,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,423,000
    Other License: $1,955,000

Tunica County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,613,000
    Other: $1,002,000
    Parks and Recreation: $886,000
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    General - Other: $1,478,000
    Parks and Recreation: $773,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $7,630,000
    Police Protection: $7,485,000
    General - Other: $6,661,000
    Regular Highways: $3,403,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,073,000
    Air Transportation: $2,443,000
    Health - Other: $2,362,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,008,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,640,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    Financial Administration: $784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $375,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $831,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $617,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Other - Libraries: $309,000
    Other - Health - Other: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,277,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,832,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,798,000
    Rents: $1,672,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $140,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $591,000
    Regular Highways: $230,000
    General - Other: $86,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,393,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $271,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $27,185,000
    Highways: $553,000
    Other: $489,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,423,000
    Other License: $1,955,000

Tunica County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,613,000
    Other: $1,002,000
    Parks and Recreation: $886,000
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    General - Other: $1,478,000
    Parks and Recreation: $773,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $7,630,000
    Police Protection: $7,485,000
    General - Other: $6,661,000
    Regular Highways: $3,403,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,073,000
    Air Transportation: $2,443,000
    Health - Other: $2,362,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,008,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,640,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    Financial Administration: $784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $375,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $831,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $617,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Other - Libraries: $309,000
    Other - Health - Other: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,277,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,832,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,798,000
    Rents: $1,672,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $140,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $591,000
    Regular Highways: $230,000
    General - Other: $86,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,393,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $271,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $27,185,000
    Highways: $553,000
    Other: $489,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,423,000
    Other License: $1,955,000

Tunica County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,613,000
    Other: $1,002,000
    Parks and Recreation: $886,000
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    General - Other: $1,478,000
    Parks and Recreation: $773,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $7,630,000
    Police Protection: $7,485,000
    General - Other: $6,661,000
    Regular Highways: $3,403,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,073,000
    Air Transportation: $2,443,000
    Health - Other: $2,362,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,008,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,640,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    Financial Administration: $784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $375,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $831,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $617,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Other - Libraries: $309,000
    Other - Health - Other: $79,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,277,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,832,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,798,000
    Rents: $1,672,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $140,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $591,000
    Regular Highways: $230,000
    General - Other: $86,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,393,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $271,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $27,185,000
    Highways: $553,000
    Other: $489,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,423,000
    Other License: $1,955,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 798
  • Number of aged recipients: 121
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 677
  • Number of recipients under 18: 151
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 432
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 215
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 352
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 341
Most common first names in Tunica County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7275.5 years
Willie6672.8 years
James6169.5 years
William4370.7 years
John4271.9 years
Robert4170.8 years
George2876.2 years
Jessie2773.9 years
Joe2768.2 years
Annie2176.6 years
Most common last names in Tunica County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4973.9 years
Jones4370.0 years
Johnson3676.1 years
Davis3369.1 years
Smith3068.1 years
Harris2878.0 years
Brown2671.3 years
Jackson2473.3 years
Wilson2272.2 years
White1965.0 years
Businesses in Tunica County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Best Western1Nike3
Catherines1Old Navy1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In2
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx2True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
Gap1UPS1
IZOD1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Bryant1

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  • #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"