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ZIP Code 38603

Primary City:Ashland, MS (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: Central (2:42am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.8, -89.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38603. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 38603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38603, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ashland, MS
Acceptable:
Canaan
Unacceptable:
Cannon, Snow Lake Shores

Stats and Demographics for the 38603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38603 is located in northeast Mississippi and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38603 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,894
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,546
Median Home Value $86,200
Land Area 130.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,185
Median Household Income $34,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male919874837084717997118112971068466403119
Female8876898374869168104981061011088674574441
Total179174163166144170162147201216218198214170140977560

Gender

 Male 1,420 49%
 Female 1,474 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,122 73.3%
 Black Or African American 701 24.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 32 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner169114319220617710739
Renter144240503622100
Total3013318324224219911739

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 552 47%
 Single Guardian 222 19%
 Singles 365 31%
 Singles With Roommate 46 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 851 72%
 Households with Kids 334 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1725161713201818291417131614141123171810
Female2018121713121421162022171614142618141113
Total3743283426323239453439303228283741312923

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38603 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38603 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 38603 real estate data, the median home value of $86,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38603. Rentals in 38603 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,816 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 69 2.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 497 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 474 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 214 14%
 Households Vacant 361 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 5.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 35 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 197 54.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 31%
 1 Bedroom 4 3%
 2 Bedroom 26 19%
 3+ Bedroom 65 47%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $34,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38603 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 38603 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 777 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 387 16%
 No Earnings 1,329 53%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 777 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 387 16%
 No Earnings 1,329 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 878 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 6%
 Worked at Home 33 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 310 29%
 High School Graduate 524 49%
 Associate's degree 87 8%
 Bachelor's degree 54 5%
 Master's degree 22 2%
 Professional school degree 25 2%
 Doctorate degree 41 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 437 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 64 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38603

ZIP Code 38603 is in the Benton County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38603.

Ashland High School
101 School St
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Benton County School District
Ashland Elementary School
768 Lamar Rd
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton County School District
Ashland Middle School
123 School St
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Benton County School District
Benton County Regional Vocational Cen
25 Industrial Dr
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benton County School District

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