Demographics

People

Total Population2,591
Male Share of the Population41.6%
Female Share of the Population58.4%
Senior Citizens23.7%
Employed Population 16+931
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married27.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.7%
Median Earnings25+$26,174
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,839

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,917
% Above Poverty Level72.3%
% Below Poverty Level27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone42.9%
Median Gross Rent$580
Median House Value$65,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)73.7%
English4.2%
Irish2.1%
African1.9%
German1.1%
Italian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Scottish0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Okolona Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyChickasaw County
Standard Zip Codes38860
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34
Approximate Longitude-88.75

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)

StationVERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip55.6 inches
StationPONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.4 inches
StationABERDEEN
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp31 to 51 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip55.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amory6,983$57,906
Houston3,497$44,267
Nettleton2,103$42,660
Plantersville850$42,039
Shannon1,862$41,875
Verona3,105$33,571

Okolona Public Schools

Okolona Elementary School
411 W Main Street
ZIP: 38860
(662) 447-5406
Primary
Total Enrollment 270
Okolona High School
404 Dr. Howard Gunn Street
ZIP: 38860
(662) 447-2362
Other
Total Enrollment 425
Okolona Voc Complex
605 North Church St
ZIP: 38860
(662) 447-3331
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