Utica, Mississippi

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Utica, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Utica Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Utica Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Utica Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Utica, Mississippi

Comparing Utica 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 7
Male Share of the Population 6 9
Senior Citizens 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 7
Age of the Population 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 3
Median Family Income 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 5
People Above Poverty 1 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 7 3
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1

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Utica Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Hinds
Metro Area Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 39175
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.109
Longitude -90.623

Utica Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches
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Utica Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 966 100%
Male 469 48.6%
Female 497 51.4%
Under 18 278 28.8%
18+ 688 71.2%
65+ 158 16.4%
Median Age 31.6
Average Family Size 3.43
White 295 30.5%
African-American 641 66.4%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 20 2.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 3.8%

Estimated Utica Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 922
Growth -44
Growth % -4.6%

Utica 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) 82.6%
US/American 3.2%
English 3.1%
Irish 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
African 2.3%
Scottish 1.5%
European 0.5%
Italian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Palestinian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cayuga (39175)
Hinds Junior College (39175)
Utica Junior College (39175)

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)
Utica 966 $30,083
Bolton 629 $50,208
Crystal Springs 5,873 $29,313
Edwards 1,347 $31,786
Hazlehurst 4,400 $26,081
Raymond 1,664 $42,639
Terry 664 $35,875
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Utica High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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