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People

Total Population 2,669
Male Share of the Population 39.7%
Female Share of the Population 60.3%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 817
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 26.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.4%
Median Earnings25+ $21,852
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,827
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,168

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,481
% Above Poverty Level 68.3%
% Below Poverty Level 31.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $531
Median House Value $47,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.6%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 5.4%

Okolona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Chickasaw
Standard Zip Codes 38860
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.001
Longitude -88.755

Okolona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches
Station PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Station ABERDEEN
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Egypt (38860)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Amory 7,197 $43,750
Houston 3,577 $43,000
Nettleton 1,634 $51,111
Plantersville 933 $39,792
Shannon 1,831 $32,946
Verona 3,052 $34,412
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Okolona High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

OKOLONA HIGH SCHOOL
404 WINTER STREET
662-447-2362
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 382 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

OKOLONA VOC COMPLEX
605 NORTH CHURCH ST
662-447-3331
A Vocational School

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