Pontotoc County OK Information


Pontotoc County Subdivisions

Pontotoc County OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 39,006
Population in Households 37,310
Population in Familes 30,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,696
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $44,206
Average Household Income $59,125
Per Capita Income $23,317


Total Housing Units 17,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,945 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,181 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,158 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $132,671
Average Home Value $167,557


Total Households 15,126
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 9,890
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.35%
Households 0.39% 0.29%
Families 0.24% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


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, 2018 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 # 29 64th
Population Density # 23 71st
Diversity Index # 30 62nd
Median Household Income # 41 48th
Per Capita Income # 48 39th

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