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Tunica, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 1,009 (All urban)

Houses: 562 (516 occupied: 276 owner occupied, 242 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

33%

Housing density: 789 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $0.

Median contract rent in 2016: $314 (lower quartile is $280, upper quartile is $418)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $410


Median gross rent in Tunica, MS in 2016: $401

Housing units in Tunica with a mortgage: 109 (2 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 168

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,069

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,146

Median monthly housing costs: $627


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Tunica, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $143,318 (it was $85,900 in 2000)
Tunica:

$143,318
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,317 - $221,687

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $173,788
Here:

$173,788
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $7,310
Here:

$7,310
State:

$57,614
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,248
  • In family households: 980 (115 male householders, 184 female householders)
    245 spouses, 362 children (351 natural, 3 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 63 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 269 (67 male householders (48 living alone)), 150 female householders (121 living alone)), 50 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 166 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 171 1-person, 33 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

229 married couples with children.
36 single-parent households (5 men, 31 women).

90.0% of residents of Tunica speak English at home.
7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (18% speak English well, 82% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 64 (5.1%)
(32.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 1433 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tunica population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tunica, Mississippi:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 942 bedrooms
  • 643 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tunica population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 7no vehicle
  • 921 vehicle
  • 1252 vehicles
  • 353 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tunica population

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

  • 34no vehicle
  • 931 vehicle
  • 562 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tunica population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tunica, Mississippi:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 74 rooms
  • 575 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tunica population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tunica, Mississippi:

  • 81 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 345 rooms
  • 266 rooms
  • 297 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tunica 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 ($)

  • Tunica, MS household income distribution

  • Tunica, MS household income distribution
  • 72Less than $10,000
  • 58$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 51$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $44,999
  • 18$45,000 to $49,999
  • 57$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $74,999
  • 63$75,000 to $99,999
  • 30$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$150,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tunica, MS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tunica, MS
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 48$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $174,999
  • 41$175,000 to $199,999
  • 40$200,000 to $249,999
  • 16$250,000 to $299,999
  • 10$300,000 to $399,999
  • 14$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tunica, MS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tunica, MS
  • 13Less than $100
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 10$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 41$500 to $549
  • 40$550 to $599
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 10$650 to $699
  • 19$750 to $799
  • 25$800 to $899
  • 4No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 262000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Tunica population
Tunica commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 84
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 172
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 54
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 82
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 47
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 22
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 25
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Tunica, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.9%
Number of people working at home: 16 (3.0% of all workers)

Tunica mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,245 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 215 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (1%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 49 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 16 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 175
 Irish: 108
 English: 60
 Italian: 16
 German: 12
 Arab: 5
 Scotch-Irish: 3
 Hungarian: 1

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

  • 72%Mexico
  • 12%Japan
  • 5%Yemen
  • 5%Honduras
  • 3%Germany
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 703
  • Other state: 468
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 54
  • South: 382
  • West: 5

90% of Tunica residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Mississippi.

Tunica:

89.7%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 109
  • Less than 1 year of college: 0
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 90
  • Associate degree: 8
  • Bachelor's degree: 72
  • Master's degree: 10
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 156
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 60
  • Associate degree: 23
  • Bachelor's degree: 103
  • Master's degree: 30
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 100.0%Females
Tunica marital status for males
Tunica marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 428
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 31
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • Mobile homes: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,203

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Tunica:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tunica
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.1%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (74.0%)
  • Electricity (25.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 95
Here:

60.9%
Mississippi:

12.2%

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

19.1%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

10.4%
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)