The median income of Pontotoc County residents was an inflation-adjusted $22,109 per year. Pontotoc County had 10,845 households in 2017, with a population of 31,075.
The county with the highest median resident income in the state was Madison County. Madison County's median income was $35,218 per year after adjusting for inflation – $13,109 more than Pontotoc County. It had 38,405 households in 2017 and a population of 102,212.
Humphreys County had the lowest annual resident income among counties in Mississippi, with a median income of only $14,583 per year. That was $7,526 less than the median income in Pontotoc County at the time. Humphreys County had 3,119 households in 2017 and a population of 8,678.
The table below shows the state's counties ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.