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The Town of Osyka had a population of 473 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Osyka is located at latitude 31.0073 and longitude -90.4711 in Pike County. 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. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Town of Osyka (GNIS ID: 2407058) 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 Osyka is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Osyka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Osyka, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 473
Population in Households 473
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 447
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $89,362
Average Home Value $105,757


Median Household Income $33,416
Average Household Income $49,483
Per Capita Income $20,738
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 0.83%
Households 1.47% 0.87%
Families 2.32% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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, 2015 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 # 276 24th
Population Density1 # 200 45th
Diversity Index2 # 113 69th
Median Household Income # 170 53rd
Per Capita Income # 68 81st

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