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Itta Bena is a city in Leflore County, in the Greenwood metro area.
The community name derives from Choctaw for "camp together" or "home in the woods"
The latitude of Itta Bena is 33.495N. The longitude is -90.319W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 131 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,085.
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1% of Itta Bena residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Itta Bena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Itta Bena was $11,132, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Itta Bena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Itta Bena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $222. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Libraries in Itta Bena include Itta Bena Branch Library ... View libraries
Leflore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Itta Bena political report.
The average commute time for Itta Bena workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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