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People

Total Population 1,233
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 565
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,477
% Above Poverty Level 83.4%
% Below Poverty Level 16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.2%
Median Gross Rent $657
Median House Value $119,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tunica Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 37 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Tunica
Standard Zip Codes 38676
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.684
Longitude -90.382

Tunica Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TUNICA 2
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 48 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.1 inches
Station HERNANDO 5 S
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station INDEPENDENCE 1 W
Distance 32.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tunica, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Austin (38676)

Evansville (38676)

Hollywood (38676)

Little Texas (38676)

Prichard (38676)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crenshaw 975 $38,750
Falcon 192 $37,813
Hernando 14,984 $82,170
Lula 292 $31,563
Senatobia 8,017 $56,831
Sledge 476 $35,568

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Tunica High Schools

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ROSA FORT HIGH SCHOOL
1100 ROSA FORT DRIVE
662-363-1343
A Title I School.
Serves 560 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

TUNICA VOC TECH CENTER
2400 US HIGHWAY 61 N.
662-363-2051
A Vocational School

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