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Isola, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Isola is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Humphreys County at latitude 33.2634 and longitude -90.5923. Humphreys County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 115 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Isola, but most people and references simply refer to it as Isola, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Isola indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Isola (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Isola: Dawson Lake.

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Isola, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 663
Population in Households 663
Population in Familes 565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 897
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $73,457
Average Home Value $79,966


Median Household Income $19,090
Average Household Income $27,131
Per Capita Income $9,861
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.7% -0.83%
Households -1.35% -0.89%
Families 0.13% -1.03%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Isola, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Isola to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 238 35th
Population Density1 # 80 78th
Diversity Index2 # 276 24th
Median Household Income # 345 5th
Per Capita Income # 355 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.