Osyka is a town located in Pike County, Mississippi. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 481.


\nOsyka is located at 31°0'26" North, 90°28'16" West (31.007196, -90.471165)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²). 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.96% is water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 481 people, 193 households, and 132 families residing in the town. The population density is 180.3/km² (468.1/mi²). There are 234 housing units at an average density of 87.7/km² (227.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 53.01% White, 44.91% African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 193 households out of which 32.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% are married couples living together, 16.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% are non-families. 31.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.12. In the town the population is spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $17,813, and the median income for a family is $25,078. Males have a median income of $21,750 versus $12,500 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,550. 29.8% of the population and 27.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 51.6% are under the age of 18 and 25.8% are 65 or older.