Osyka, Mississippi

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Osyka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NE of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 39657
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.006
Longitude -90.472

Osyka Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 64.5 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64.2 inches
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Osyka Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 481 100%
Male 224 46.6%
Female 257 53.4%
Under 18 139 28.9%
18+ 342 71.1%
65+ 90 18.7%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.12
White 255 53%
African-American 216 44.9%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Osyka Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 496
Growth 15
Growth % 3.1%

Osyka 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) 64.4%
US/American 9.2%
German 8.1%
English 6.1%
Irish 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Hungarian 1.7%
Dutch 1.1%
French Canadian 0.6%
African 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Polish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gillsburg (39657)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Osyka 481 $25,078
Liberty 633 $35,179
Magnolia 2,071 $25,069
McComb 13,337 $27,758
Summit 1,428 $24,643
Tylertown 1,910 $30,125
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