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Pontotoc County, Mississippi

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Population:

  • Total Population: 26,726
  • Males: 12,961
  • Females: 13,765

Ethnicity:

  • White: 22,341
  • Black/African American: 3,772
  • Hispanic: 341
  • Native American/Eskimo: 43
  • Asian: 90
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 139

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (23,990)
  2. Spanish (440)
  3. German (135)
  4. French (75)
  5. Italian (40)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 303

  1. Mexico (169)
  2. Canada (29)
  3. Germany (28)
  4. Pakistan (25)
  5. Other Central America (14)
  6. France (12)
  7. Romania (12)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (14,959)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (1,762)
  3. Churches of Christ (348)
  4. National Association of Free Will Baptists (331)
  5. Catholic Church (183)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 10,541
    • Sensory: 1,198
    • Physical: 2,779
    • Mental: 1,560
    • Self-care: 856
    • Go outside home: 1,760
    • Employment: 2,255

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 469

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 10,097
    • Utility gas: 4,095
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,710
    • Electricity: 2,936
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 49
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 293
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 11
    • No fuel used: 3

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 18,809
    • No vehicle: 1,274
    • 1 or more vehicle: 17,535

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 157
    • No High School: 1,677
    • Some High School: 3,857
    • High School: 5,775
    • Some College: 2,848
    • Associate's Degree: 818
    • College Degree: 1,410
    • Master's Degree: 418
    • Professional Degree: 92
    • Doctoral Degree: 30

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 10,097
    • Owners with phone: 7,527
    • Owners without phone: 354
    • Renters with phone: 1,744
    • Renters without phone: 472

    10 closest counties:

    1. Union County, Mississippi
    2. Chickasaw County, Mississippi
    3. Lee County, Mississippi
    4. Calhoun County, Mississippi
    5. Lafayette County, Mississippi
    6. Tippah County, Mississippi
    7. Benton County, Mississippi
    8. Prentiss County, Mississippi
    9. Monroe County, Mississippi
    10. Itawamba County, Mississippi

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    38820, 38841, 38863, 38864, 38869, 38871

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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