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ZIP Code 38643

Primary City:Lambert, MS (View All Cities)
County: Quitman County
Timezone: Central (2:17am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.2, -90.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38643

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38643. 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 38643. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38643, 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:
Lambert, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38643 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38643 is located in north 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 38643 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38643 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,619
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,112
Median Home Value $47,000
Land Area 166.75 sq mi
Water Area 1.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 946
Median Household Income $18,466

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male831009613210885665872791047661524325128
Female83771041217677791017810410481836445312724
Total16617720025318416214515915018320815714411688563932

Gender

 Male 1,260 48%
 Female 1,359 52%
Gender

Race

 White 653 24.9%
 Black Or African American 1,942 74.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner628861361091046124
Renter217881826443194
Total271061672181731478028

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 274 29%
 Single Guardian 350 37%
 Singles 287 30%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 610 64%
 Households with Kids 336 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1714201417211826182017212414242325322824
Female1622191216161614152818171922212229242515
Total3336392633373440334835384336454554565339

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38643 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38643 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 38643 real estate data, the median home value of $47,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38643 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38643 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38643 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,527 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 92 4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 268 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 286 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 392 35%
 Households Vacant 166 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 30.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3.0%
 For Sale Only 18 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 20.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 34.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 23%
 1 Bedroom 30 10%
 2 Bedroom 43 14%
 3+ Bedroom 158 52%
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 $18,466 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38643 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38643 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38643 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 615 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 13%
 No Earnings 930 52%
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 615 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 13%
 No Earnings 930 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 680 97.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 2.4%
 Worked at Home 3 0.4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 238 36%
 High School Graduate 320 48%
 Associate's degree 30 5%
 Bachelor's degree 72 11%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 428 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 3.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38643

ZIP Code 38643 is in the Quitman County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38643.

Quitman County Elementary School
Hwy 3 South
Lambert, MS 38643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quitman County School District

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