Pontotoc is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 6,077 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pontotoc is the 64th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Pontotoc isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pontotoc are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pontotoc is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pontotoc who work in sales jobs (16.99%), office and administrative support (14.02%), and teaching (7.69%).
Pontotoc is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Pontotoc overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Pontotoc, 22.24% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pontotoc in 2010 was $21,271, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,084 for a family of four. However, Pontotoc contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pontotoc is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pontotoc home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pontotoc residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pontotoc also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pontotoc include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Pontotoc is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.