Iuka is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,001 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Iuka is the 89th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Iuka isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Iuka are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Iuka is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Iuka who work in sales jobs (14.34%), healthcare (14.05%), and office and administrative support (13.56%).
Being a small city, Iuka does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Iuka citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.42% of adults 25 and older in Iuka have a college degree.
The per capita income in Iuka in 2010 was $21,186, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,744 for a family of four. However, Iuka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Iuka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Iuka residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Iuka include English, Scottish, German, and European.
The most common language spoken in Iuka is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.