Okolona, Mississippi Population 2020

2,510
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Okolona is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,510, it is the 88th largest city in Mississippi and the 6804th largest city in the United States. Okolona is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -6.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,692 in 2010. Okolona reached it's highest population of 3,852 in 1920. Spanning over 7 miles, Okolona has a population density of 350 people per square mile.

The average household income in Okolona is $37,330 with a poverty rate of 27.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $65,900. The median age in Okolona is 41.1 years, 37.2 years for males, and 47.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.2 males.

Okolona Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Okolona was:

  • Black or African American: 78.70%
  • White: 20.84%
  • Two or more races: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Okolona, Mississippi is 2,510, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,548.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,692.

Okolona, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,03978.70%
White54020.84%
Two or More Races120.46%
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Okolona Population Pyramid 2020

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Okolona Median Age

41.1


Total

37.2


Male

47.3


Female

Okolona Adults

There are 2,026 adults, (615 of whom are seniors) in Okolona.

Okolona Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Okolona Sex Ratio

Female

1,513

58.39%

Male

1,078

41.61%

Okolona Households and Families

Okolona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okolona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Male66.7%33.3%
All56.6%43.4%
Non Family50%50%
Female43.9%56.1%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1472.256.6
Non Family5181.0850
Female3213.1243.9
Married2813.182.2
Male273.6366.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Okolona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1699.13%
9th to 12th Grade41622.47%
High School Graduate63234.14%
Some College26914.53%
Associates Degree1658.91%
Bachelors Degree1618.70%
Graduate Degree392.11%
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Okolona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,341881132
White49837356
Multiple Races121212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,174$40,208$22,285
Less Than High School$40,417$41,589$25,417
High School Grad$24,839$46,339$21,649
Some College$23,833$30,741$21,583
Bachelors Degree$23,598$$24,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,174

Average Earnings

$40,208

Average Male

$22,285

Average Female

Okolona Language

Okolona Language by Age

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Okolona Language

99.67% of Okolona residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Okolona Poverty

Okolona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,02667533.32%
White491265.30%

27.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.94%

Male Poverty Rate

29.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okolona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okolona is Black, with 33.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okolona is White, with 5.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.15%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.55%
Some College23.31%
High School14.01%
Bachelors or Greater13.78%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.83%
Male Unemployed32.00%
Female Employed18.43%
Male Employed10.64%

Okolona Income

Okolona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,785$37,330
Families$32,917$48,728
Married Families$49,784-
Non Families$16,094$23,473
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Okolona Marital Status

Okolona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

23.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Okolona Married by Age and Sex

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Okolona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Okolona Marital Status by Race

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Okolona Veterans

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66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Korea10
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7439
75+18
55 to 645
35 to 544
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5210.20%
Black140.93%

Okolona Veterans by Education

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14.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okolona Employment Status

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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92.32%

Born in Mississippi

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.69% of Okolona residents were born in the United States, with 92.32% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,510-19-0.75%
20192,529-19-0.75%
20182,548-15-0.59%
20172,563-19-0.74%
20162,582-37-1.41%
20152,619-12-0.46%
20142,631-8-0.30%
20132,639-24-0.90%
20122,663-15-0.56%
20112,678-40-1.47%
20102,718-338-1.17%
20003,056-211-0.67%
19903,267-142-0.42%
19803,4094071.28%
19703,0023801.36%
19602,622-1,230-0.96%
19203,8521,2684.07%
19102,5840.00%