Okolona, Mississippi Population 2022

2,576
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Okolona is a city located in Chickasaw County Mississippi. Okolona has a 2020 population of 2,576. Okolona is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,718 in 2010.

The average household income in Okolona is $40,283 with a poverty rate of 33.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $447 per month, and the median house value is $69,200. 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 Okolonawas:

  • Black or African American: 75.24%
  • White: 24.49%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • 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 2,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,576.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,718.

Okolona, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63724.49%
Black or African American1,95775.24%
Two or More Races70.27%
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Okolona Population by Race

Okolona Population Pyramid 2022

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Okolona Median Age

34.8


Total

25


Male

39.6


Female

Okolona Adults

There are 1,788 adults, (527 of whom are seniors) in Okolona.

Okolona Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Okolona Sex Ratio

Female

1,566

60.21%

Male

1,035

39.79%

Okolona Population by Age

Okolona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okolona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
All57.2%42.8%
Male50%50%
Female24.5%75.5%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okolona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1422.2257.2
Married2912.8791.1
Male322.8850
Female3793.0524.5
Non Family4401.0363.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Okolona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade392.36%
9th to 12th Grade18311.06%
High School Graduate74144.80%
Some College26716.14%
Associates Degree22513.60%
Bachelors Degree1589.55%
Graduate Degree412.48%
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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
2+ Races777
White53045977
Black1,117966115

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$28,796$39,076$22,684
Less Than 9th Grade$53,636$53,636$
High School Graduate$27,083$37,750$22,306
Some College$21,471$30,750$19,271
Bachelors Degree$40,369$41,053$34,830
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,796

Average Earnings

$39,076

Average Male

$22,684

Average Female

Okolona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okolona Language by Age

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Okolona Language

100.00% of Okolona residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Okolona Language

Okolona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,94481541.92%
White588254.25%
OtherNaN%

33.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.46%

Male Poverty Rate

38.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okolona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okolona is Black, with 41.92% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.86%.

Okolona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.53%
High School18.65%
Some College39.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Okolona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.11%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.95%
Female Unemployed84.21%

Okolona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okolona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,333$39,535
Families$33,857$48,978
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$18,478$23,544
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Income by Household Type

Okolona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

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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147

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War101
First Gulf War
Vietnam21
Korea5
World War II

Okolona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34101
35 to 54
55 to 6412
65 to 7421
75+13

Okolona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White356.38%
Black1129.09%

Okolona Veterans by Race

Okolona Veterans by Education

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75.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okolona Veterans by Education

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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90.31%

Born in Okolona

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Okolona residents were born in the United States, with 90.31% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,5840.00%
19203,8521,2684.07%
19602,622-1,230-0.96%
19703,0023801.36%
19803,4094071.28%
19903,267-142-0.42%
20003,056-211-0.67%
20102,718-338-1.17%
20112,699-19-0.70%
20122,688-11-0.41%
20132,665-23-0.86%
20142,659-6-0.23%
20152,651-8-0.30%
20162,618-33-1.24%
20172,597-21-0.80%
20182,596-1-0.04%
20192,591-5-0.19%
20202,586-5-0.19%
20212,581-5-0.19%
20222,576-5-0.19%

Okolona Population by Year