Okolona, Mississippi Population 2024

2,380

Okolona is a city located in Chickasaw County, Lee County, Monroe County, and Pontotoc County Mississippi. Okolona has a 2024 population of 2,380. Okolona is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,502 in 2020.

The average household income in Okolona is $41,393 with a poverty rate of 36.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Okolona is 35.1 years, 31.8 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Okolona Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 81.32%
  • White: 17.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
331.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.88% (-122)
The current population of Okolona, Mississippi is 2,380 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,502.

Okolona, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,11281.32%
White46317.83%
Two or more races220.85%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Okolona Population by Race

Okolona Population Pyramid 2024

Okolona Median Age

35.1

Total

31.8

Male

38.2

Female

Okolona Adults

There are 1,884 adults, (526 of whom are seniors) in Okolona.

Okolona Age Dependency

91.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Okolona Sex Ratio

Female1,54659.53%
Male1,05140.47%

Okolona Population by Age

Okolona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1112.2649.150.9
Non Family4461.0568.631.4
Female3633.2619.880.2
Married2353.0570.229.8
Male672.184.595.5

2.98

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Okolona Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade784.6%
9th to 12th Grade18410.84%
High School Graduate85650.44%
Some College21812.85%
Associates Degree20111.84%
Bachelors Degree1106.48%
Graduate Degree502.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Okolona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okolona Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,2701,052106
White42738354

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.65%.

Okolona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,921$35,547$29,648
Less Than 9th Grade$28,583$0$28,833
High School Graduate$29,821$32,669$29,566
Some College$22,404$36,042$21,442
Bachelors Degree$53,000$0$48,309
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$31,921

Average Earnings

$35,547

Average Male

$29,648

Average Female

Okolona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okolona Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Okolona Language

100% of Okolona residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Okolona Language

Okolona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,10086241.05%
White3945313.45%

36.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.64%

Male Poverty Rate

43.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okolona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okolona is Black, with 41.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okolona is White, with 13.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.76%.

Okolona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College47.9%
High School26.3%
Less Than 9th Grade26.1%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Okolona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed16.13%
Female Employed11.94%
Male Employed6.76%

Okolona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okolona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$27,278$41,393
Families$35,179$48,944
Married Families$62,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,500$24,649

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Okolona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

20.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Okolona Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Okolona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War145
Vietnam22
First Gulf War10
Korea0
World War II0

Okolona Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34126
65 to 7420
35 to 5419
55 to 6415
75+2

Okolona Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black15710.89%
White255.66%

Okolona Veterans by Race

Okolona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

74.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okolona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Okolona Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Okolona Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Okolona Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.29%

Born in Okolona

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Okolona residents were born in the United States, with 88.29% having been born in Mississippi. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,227-31-1.37%
20282,258-30-1.31%
20272,288-31-1.34%
20262,319-30-1.28%
20252,349-31-1.3%
20242,380-30-1.24%
20232,410-31-1.27%
20222,441-37-1.49%
20212,478-24-0.96%
20202,502-89-3.43%
20192,591-4-0.15%
20182,595-7-0.27%
20172,602-24-0.91%
20162,626-34-1.28%
20152,660-7-0.26%
20142,667-4-0.15%
20132,671-20-0.74%
20122,691-12-0.44%
20112,703-19-0.7%
20102,722-334-10.93%
20003,056-211-6.46%
19903,267-142-4.17%
19803,40940713.56%
19703,00238014.49%
19602,622-1,230-31.93%
19203,8521,26849.07%
19102,58400%
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Okolona Population by Year