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Isola, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Isola had a population of 679 as of July 1, 2016. Isola ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Isola is located at latitude 33.2634 and longitude -90.5923 in Humphreys County. 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. Humphreys County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Town of Isola (GNIS ID: 2405895) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Isola is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humphreys County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Isola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Isola: Dawson Lake.

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Isola, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 679
Population in Households 679
Population in Familes 576
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 919
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $68,506
Average Home Value $78,793


Median Household Income $17,898
Average Household Income $27,338
Per Capita Income $9,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.78% -0.54%
Households -0.86% -0.64%
Families 0.0% -0.68%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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, 2016 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 # 234 36th
Population Density1 # 81 78th
Diversity Index2 # 267 27th
Median Household Income # 352 3rd
Per Capita Income # 357 1st

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