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People

Total Population 2,658
Male Share of the Population 40%
Female Share of the Population 60%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 832
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 25.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,786
% Above Poverty Level 68.5%
% Below Poverty Level 31.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.8%
Median Gross Rent $534
Median House Value $48,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 4.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amory 7,151 $42,488
Houston 3,566 $35,000
Nettleton 1,665 $49,205
Plantersville 1,010 $41,350
Shannon 1,780 $36,250
Verona 3,062 $32,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Okolona High Schools

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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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