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Osyka, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Osyka is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pike County at latitude 31.0073 and longitude -90.4711. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Osyka 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 Osyka (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 472
Population in Households 472
Population in Familes 395
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 446
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $100,610
Average Home Value $113,065


Median Household Income $38,313
Average Household Income $54,160
Per Capita Income $22,859
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.67% 0.87%
Households 1.81% 0.96%
Families 2.87% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.


Osyka, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osyka 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 # 275 24th
Population Density1 # 199 45th
Diversity Index2 # 105 71st
Median Household Income # 97 73rd
Per Capita Income # 47 87th

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