Pontotoc demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5286291
Median age37.136.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%42%43%
Speak English93%96%79%
Speak Spanish7%2%13%
Pontotoc, MS has a population of 5,906 and is the 5,813th largest city in the United States. The population density is 528 per sq mi which is 757% higher than the Mississippi average and 483% higher than the national average. The median age in Pontotoc is 37 which is approximately 1% higher than the Mississippi average of 37. In Pontotoc, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 73% of Pontotoc residents were born in Mississippi, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Pontotoc is 757% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Pontotoc is 1% higher than Mississippi.
  • In Pontotoc 68.12% of the population is White.
  • In Pontotoc 19.27% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Pontotoc 1.54% of the population is Asian.

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Pontotoc population breakdown by race

Black or African American19.27%37.51%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.54%1.18%3.06%
Other race10.53%0.88%4.75%
In Pontotoc, 14.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Pontotoc, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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