Pontotoc County OK Information


Pontotoc County Subdivisions

Pontotoc County OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,347
Population in Households 37,651
Population in Familes 30,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,696
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 15,147
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 9,953
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,931 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,216 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,123 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $122,467
Average Home Value $159,808


Median Household Income $42,134
Average Household Income $56,904
Per Capita Income $22,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.52%
Households 0.53% 0.42%
Families 0.42% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pontotoc County OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pontotoc County to the other 77 counties and county equivalents in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 65th
Population Density1 # 23 71st
Diversity Index2 # 28 64th
Median Household Income # 41 48th
Per Capita Income # 45 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.