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Total population: 5,919 (Urban population: 4,281 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 860 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,251 (1,927 occupied: 1,236 owner occupied, 693 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%

Housing density: 238 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $99,021.

Median contract rent in 2016: $492 (lower quartile is $252, upper quartile is $367)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $345


Median gross rent in Pontotoc, MS in 2016: $351

Housing units in Pontotoc with a mortgage: 716 (11 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 514

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,453

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $27,781

Median monthly housing costs: $596


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Pontotoc, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,081 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Pontotoc:

$108,081
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,378 - $153,484
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,905
  • In family households: 4,903 (530 male householders, 687 female householders)
    755 spouses, 2,294 children (2,157 natural, 0 adopted, 136 stepchildren), 79 grandchildren, 82 brothers or sisters, 134 parents, 50 other relatives, 286 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 799 (229 male householders (197 living alone)), 479 female householders (472 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 201

Size of family households: 386 2-persons, 348 3-persons, 318 4-persons, 147 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 675 1-person, 19 2-persons, 19 3-persons.

886 married couples with children.
763 single-parent households (267 men, 496 women).

93.0% of residents of Pontotoc speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 254 (4.3%)
(16.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pontotoc, Mississippi:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 8243 bedrooms
  • 2874 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pontotoc, Mississippi:

  • 15no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 3082 bedrooms
  • 1843 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Pontotoc in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 76no vehicle
  • 3511 vehicle
  • 4232 vehicles
  • 2843 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 705+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population

Cars and other vehicles available in Pontotoc in renter-occupied apartments

  • 52no vehicle
  • 3281 vehicle
  • 2422 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pontotoc, Mississippi:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 394 rooms
  • 2105 rooms
  • 4356 rooms
  • 1907 rooms
  • 2518 rooms
  • 1199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pontotoc, Mississippi:

  • 141 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 2564 rooms
  • 1385 rooms
  • 1566 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 388 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Pontotoc, MS household income distribution

  • Pontotoc, MS household income distribution
  • 264Less than $10,000
  • 97$10,000 to $14,999
  • 65$15,000 to $19,999
  • 107$20,000 to $24,999
  • 175$25,000 to $29,999
  • 96$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 143$40,000 to $44,999
  • 77$45,000 to $49,999
  • 178$50,000 to $59,999
  • 261$60,000 to $74,999
  • 173$75,000 to $99,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $199,999
  • 109$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pontotoc, MS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pontotoc, MS
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 56$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 135$60,000 to $69,999
  • 109$70,000 to $79,999
  • 74$80,000 to $89,999
  • 83$90,000 to $99,999
  • 211$100,000 to $124,999
  • 162$125,000 to $149,999
  • 85$150,000 to $174,999
  • 42$175,000 to $199,999
  • 93$200,000 to $249,999
  • 47$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pontotoc, MS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pontotoc, MS
  • 36Less than $100
  • 49$100 to $149
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 40$250 to $299
  • 138$400 to $449
  • 11$450 to $499
  • 125$500 to $549
  • 43$550 to $599
  • 68$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 50$700 to $749
  • 31$800 to $899

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 702000 to 2009
  • 1541990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Pontotoc population
Pontotoc commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 313
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 691
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 290
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 443
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 122
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 69
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 194
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 32
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 26
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 41
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 129
  • 90 or more minutes: 11
Pontotoc, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.9%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Pontotoc mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,386 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 555 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 88 (1%)
  • Walked: 7 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 556
 English: 234
 Pennsylvania German: 156
 Irish: 140
 French (except Basque): 84
 European: 47
 British: 32
 Scottish: 32
 African: 20
 Scotch-Irish: 14
 Italian: 10
 Norwegian: 10
 Portuguese: 7

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 70%Mexico
  • 16%Sri Lanka
  • 8%Belize
  • 3%India
  • 1%Japan
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland

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

  • This state: 4,286
  • Other state: 1,325
  • Northeast: 197
  • Midwest: 131
  • South: 745
  • West: 248

83% of Pontotoc residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Mississippi.

Pontotoc:

82.8%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 31
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 68
  • 10th grade: 51
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 411
  • Less than 1 year of college: 169
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 126
  • Associate degree: 91
  • Bachelor's degree: 256
  • Master's degree: 117
  • Professional school degree: 13
  • Doctorate degree: 27

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 27
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 45
  • 7th and 8th grade: 106
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 82
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 725
  • Less than 1 year of college: 186
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 105
  • Associate degree: 174
  • Bachelor's degree: 421
  • Master's degree: 185
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.2%Males
Pontotoc marital status for males
Pontotoc marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,842
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 65
  • 3 or 4: 92
  • 5 to 9: 110
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 14
  • Mobile homes: 76

Median worth of mobile homes: $94,669

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 6.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 9.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Pontotoc:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pontotoc
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.0%)
  • Electricity (44.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (49.6%)
  • Electricity (49.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

5.5%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

7.7%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

7.2%
Mississippi:

9.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)