Tunica County, Mississippi

Tunica County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Tunica County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,778 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,392 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tunica. The county was created 187 years ago in 1835.

Quick Facts about Tunica County

Population : 9,392 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 1245 km2
Water as percent of area : 5.4%
Land as percent of area : 94.6%
Named for : Tunica-Biloxi
Altitude : 190 feet / 58 meters
Capital : Tunica
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:04:34 (27th March 2023)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.76% (2010-2020)
Tunica County locator map
Location of Tunica County on Mississippi map.
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TUNICA HISTORIC DISTRICT TUNICA COUNTY MS
TUNICA HISTORIC DISTRICT  TUNICA COUNTY  MS image

Geography

Tunica County is located at 34°39'7"N 90°22'32"W (34.6519400, -90.3755100). It has 3 neighbors: Crittenden County, Coahoma County and Quitman County.

Tunica County map

The largest city of Tunica County is Tunica with a population of 823. . See all Tunica County cities & populated places.

Tunica County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tunica County.

City Name Population Title
North Tunica 1,035 Census-designated place in Tunica County, Mississippi
Tunica 823 Human settlement in Tunica County, Mississippi, United States of America

Tunica County has 3 neighbours.

  • Tunica

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tunica County decreased by 14.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,778 - census
2011 10,590 -1.78% estimation process
2012 10,438 -1.46% estimation process
2013 10,454 0.15% estimation process
2014 10,496 0.4% estimation process
2015 10,264 -2.26% estimation process
2016 10,139 -1.23% estimation process
2017 9,984 -1.55% estimation process
2018 9,922 -0.62% estimation process
2019 9,632 -3.01% estimation process
2020 9,392 -2.56% estimation process

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People born in Tunica County (1)

American football player (1916-2005) Parker Hall was born in Tunica County

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