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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Pontotoc is 5,684. Pontotoc, Mississippi is the 4,470th largest city in the US.
Pontotoc is located entirely in Pontotoc County.
The current population of Pontotoc (5,684) is it's peak population.
Pontotoc has grown 5.4% since the 2000. Pontotoc, Mississippi's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Pontotoc has a population density of 503.1 people per square mile.
|4464||Belle Fourche, South Dakota||5,699||18.3%|
|4471||Nashville, North Carolina||5,682||28.1%|
The total voting age population of Pontotoc, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,097. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.1% of the residents of Pontotoc are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Pontotoc are 60.4% White, 27.3% Black, 10.5% Other, 1.6% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 15.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Pontotoc, 15.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.4%. On a per-household basis, 14.0% of families are below the poverty line in Pontotoc.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.5% of Pontotoc residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.7% of Pontotoc residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Pontotoc residents aged 5 and older, 10.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Pontotoc is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Pontotoc, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Pontotoc is $49,063.
In Pontotoc, 54.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.9% of housing units in Pontotoc.
Of all the housing units in Pontotoc, 11.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Pontotoc, 9.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 230 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pontotoc is $714.
In Pontotoc, 59.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.