Tishomingo is a town in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, United States. The population of the city of Tishomingo was 339 at the 2010 census. Its ZIP code is 38873.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km), all land. The town is situated along Mississippi Highway 25, south of the highway’s intersection with Mississippi Highway 30, and north of its intersection with the Natchez Trace Parkway. The Mississippi-Alabama border lies a few miles to the east, Tishomingo State Park lies to the southeast, and Bay Springs Lake (part of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway) lies to the west.
1990 – 332
2000 – 316
2004 – 315 (estimate)
As of the census of 2000, there are 316 people, 144 households, and 87 families residing in the town. The population density is 572.5 people per square mile (221.8/km²). There are 165 housing units at an average density of 299.0 per square mile (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.15% White, 1.90% African American, 0.63% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 144 households out of which 28.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% are married couples living together, 11.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% are non-families. 36.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.89.
In the town, the population is spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females, there are 73.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $19,044, and the median income for a family is $31,250. Males have a median income of $26,250 versus $14,107 for females. The per capita income for the town is $18,480. 20.9% of the population and 16.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.9% of those under the age of 18 and 27.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.