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Iuka is a city in Tishomingo County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after a Chickasaw chief.

The latitude of Iuka is 34.811N. The longitude is -88.19W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,977.


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Median household income
Local
$24,082
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Iuka demographic reports
Iuka is near the Alabama border.
Former and merged names include:
· Danton
Because of the presence of mineral springs, Iuka developed as a 19th-century health resort.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Festival - Sept. 1-2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Iuka web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: J.P. Coleman State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Iuka demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tishomingo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38852 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Iuka residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Iuka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Iuka was $17,261, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Iuka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Iuka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $191.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $540.


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Libraries in Iuka include Iuka Public Library ... View libraries

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Tishomingo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Iuka political report.

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The average commute time for Iuka workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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