Okolona, Mississippi Population 2021

2,581
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Okolona is a city located in Chickasaw County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,581, it is the 86th largest city in Mississippi and the 6736th largest city in the United States . Okolona is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% 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 360 people per square mile.

The average household income in Okolona is $40,283 with a poverty rate of 26.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $67,600. The median age in Okolona is 39.7 years, 37.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Okolona Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.04%
  • White: 22.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.38%
  • 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 2,581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,596.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,692.

Okolona, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,00777.04%
White58822.57%
Two or More Races100.38%
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Okolona Population by Race

Okolona Population Pyramid $2021

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Okolona Median Age

39.7


Total

37.4


Male

45.1


Female

Okolona Adults

There are 1,952 adults, (574 of whom are seniors) in Okolona.

Okolona Age Dependency

89

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Okolona Sex Ratio

Female

1,589

61.00%

Male

1,016

39.00%

Okolona Population by Age

Okolona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okolona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
All59.2%40.8%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
Male42.9%57.1%
Female36.4%63.6%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okolona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1642.1859.2
Non Family5191.0753.2
Married3123.0192.9
Female3053.1236.4
Male283.3642.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Okolona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1055.76%
9th to 12th Grade29616.24%
High School Graduate77442.46%
Some College26414.48%
Associates Degree1478.06%
Bachelors Degree19710.81%
Graduate Degree402.19%
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Okolona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okolona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,290964162
White52344865
2+ Races101010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Okolona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,500$38,784$22,895
Less Than 9th Grade$43,869$44,940$
High School Graduate$26,484$40,625$22,256
Some College$23,583$31,172$21,397
Bachelors Degree$31,513$37,933$30,132
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,500

Average Earnings

$38,784

Average Male

$22,895

Average Female

Okolona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okolona Language by Age

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Okolona Language

99.46% of Okolona residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Okolona Language

Okolona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,99365833.02%
White540285.19%

26.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.35%

Male Poverty Rate

28.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okolona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okolona is Black, with 33.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okolona is White, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.57%.

Okolona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.59%
Some College20.94%
High School16.03%
Bachelors or Greater7.86%

Okolona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Unemployed38.10%
Female Employed18.36%
Male Employed9.35%

Okolona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okolona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,932$40,283
Families$34,112$52,071
Married Families$55,625-
Non Families$18,381$25,620
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Income by Household Type

Okolona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Okolona Marital Status by Race

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Okolona Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea9
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Okolona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7426
75+18
55 to 645
35 to 54
18 to 34

Okolona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White407.52%
Black90.64%

Okolona Veterans by Race

Okolona Veterans by Education

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11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okolona Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Okolona Employment by Age

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Okolona Employment by Race

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Okolona Employment by Education

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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91.09%

Born in Okolona

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Okolona residents were born in the United States, with 91.09% 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.

Okolona Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,581-5-0.19%
20202,586-5-0.19%
20192,591-5-0.19%
20182,596-1-0.04%
20172,597-21-0.80%
20162,618-33-1.24%
20152,651-8-0.30%
20142,659-6-0.23%
20132,665-23-0.86%
20122,688-11-0.41%
20112,699-19-0.70%
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%

Okolona Population by Year