Isola, Mississippi

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Isola, Mississippi

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High Points

Isola strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Isola Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Isola Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Isola Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Isola Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Isola Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Isola, Mississippi

Comparing Isola to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 6
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Senior Citizens 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 6
Age of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
Median Family Income 1 4
People Above Poverty 1 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 5 9
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
People Living Alone 6 6

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Isola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles N of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Humphreys
Standard Zip Codes 38754
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.261
Longitude -90.592

Isola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 53 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
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Isola Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 768 100%
Male 358 46.6%
Female 410 53.4%
Under 18 243 31.6%
18+ 525 68.4%
65+ 109 14.2%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.37
White 251 32.7%
African-American 489 63.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 21 2.7%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 3.1%

Estimated Isola Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 717
Growth -51
Growth % -6.6%

Isola Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.2%
US/American 13%
Irish 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
German 2.2%
Nigerian 1.2%
African 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bellewood (38754)
Caile (38754)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Isola 768 $27,396
Belzoni 2,663 $25,521
Indianola 12,066 $31,186
Inverness 1,153 $31,912
Moorhead 2,573 $23,000
Morgan City 305 $17,917
Silver City 337 $20,000
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