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Demographics

People

Total Population2,603
Male Share of the Population42.3%
Female Share of the Population57.7%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+911
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married21.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.6%
Median Earnings25+$24,292
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,154
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,272

Wealth

Median Family Income$26,012
% Above Poverty Level68.7%
% Below Poverty Level31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$552
Median House Value$59,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)74.1%
English3.5%
Irish3.3%
African1%
German0.8%
Greek0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Italian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Okolona Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chickasaw 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
Amory7,028$50,721
Houston3,505$41,779
Nettleton2,022$49,153
Plantersville864$42,000
Shannon1,596$39,375
Verona3,059$30,250

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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