Tate County

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Tate County, Mississippi

PO Box 309
Senatobia, MS 38668
Phone: (662) 562-5661
Fax: (662) 560-6205

In northwestern MS, south of Memphis, TN; organized Apr 15, 1873 from DeSoto, Marshall, and Tunica counties. Name Origin: Named by T.S. Tate, an early settler, for his family

Area (sq mi):: 410.95 (land 404.48; water 6.47) Population per square mile: 65.60
Population 2005: 26,548 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 4.60%; 1990-2000 18.40% Population 2000: 25,370 (White 67.40%; Black or African American 31.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,154; median household $35,836; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,049-$22,818
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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