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Okolona, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Okolona had a population of 2,738 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Okolona is located at latitude 34.0018 and longitude -88.7553 in Chickasaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Okolona encompass a land area of 7.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 335 feet.

The City of Okolona (GNIS ID: 2404425) 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 City of Okolona is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chickasaw County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Okolona: Rose Hill.

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Okolona, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,738
Population in Households 2,590
Population in Familes 2,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density2 382
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $22,526
Average Household Income $33,209
Per Capita Income $13,651


Total Housing Units 1,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 648 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $68,404
Average Home Value $79,714


Total Households 1,057
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 658
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.17% -0.18%
Households -0.29% -0.25%
Families -0.34% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.92%

Okolona, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okolona to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 100 73rd
Population Density # 227 38th
Diversity Index # 198 46th
Median Household Income # 331 9th
Per Capita Income # 327 10th

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