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ZIP Code 38655

Primary City:Oxford, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette County
Timezone: Central (10:08am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -89.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38655

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38655. 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 38655. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38655, 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:
Oxford, MS
Acceptable:
Lafayette
Unacceptable:
Lafayette Springs

Stats and Demographics for the 38655 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38655 is located in north Mississippi and covers a large 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 38655 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38655 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,699
Population Density 95 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,405
Median Home Value $183,700
Land Area 385.11 sq mi
Water Area 18.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,760
Median Household Income $43,929

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0981,1189451,0603,7721,8751,2511,052967975956855746608407306225204
Female1,0649899231,0273,4391,4961,2171,0059451,0331,052978821625534435301395
Total2,1622,1071,8682,0877,2113,3712,4682,0571,9122,0082,0081,8331,5671,233941741526599

Gender

 Male 18,420 50%
 Female 18,279 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,159 71.3%
 Black Or African American 8,731 23.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.3%
 Asian 852 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 477 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 366 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4971,0711,3921,6371,6301,138679226
Renter2,9122,082824658422229194169
Total3,4093,1532,2162,2952,0521,367873395

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,828 37%
 Single Guardian 2,387 15%
 Singles 5,043 32%
 Singles With Roommate 2,502 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,780 75%
 Households with Kids 3,980 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male198204256203249208201233227194183193170205181176196201306647
Female211213218220189226198196180191179168199186164158162208335660
Total4094174744234384343994294073853623613693913453343584096411,307

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38655 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38655 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 38655 real estate data, the median home value of $183,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38655. Rentals in 38655 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38655 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,806 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 168 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 596 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 98 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,328 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,942 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,490 39%
 Households Vacant 3,645 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 988 27.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 1.1%
 For Sale Only 455 12.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 73 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,450 39.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 637 17.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 2%
 1 Bedroom 910 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,483 42%
 3+ Bedroom 2,479 42%
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 $43,929 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38655 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. More commuters in 38655 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 11,287 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,775 29%
 No Earnings 10,056 33%
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 11,287 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,775 29%
 No Earnings 10,056 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,092 93.4%
 Public transportation 81 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 442 2.6%
 Worked at Home 595 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,184 11%
 High School Graduate 4,261 40%
 Associate's degree 521 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,454 23%
 Master's degree 870 8%
 Professional school degree 438 4%
 Doctorate degree 827 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,870 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 328 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 394 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38655

ZIP Code 38655 is in the Stovall Sped Complex Administration School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38655.

Stovall Sped Complex
967 Regional Center Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Stovall Sped Complex Administration School District
Oxford Learning Center
399 North Fifth St
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oxford School District
Scott Child Development Center
401 North Fifth St
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oxford School District
Lafayette Elementary School
150 Commodore Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette County School District
Lafayette Middle School
102 Commodore Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette County School District
Lafayette Upper Elementary School
120 Commodore Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette County School District
Bramlett Elementary School
225 Bramlett Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Oxford Elementary School
1637 Hwy 30 East
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Oxford Middle School
501 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Della Davidson Elementary
209 Commonwealth Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Lafayette High School
160 Commodore Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lafayette County School District
Oxf/Laf School of Applied Tech
134 Hwy 7 South
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lafayette County School District
Oxford High School
222 Bramlett Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oxford School District
Regents School of Oxford
14 County Road 130
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Oxford University School
2402 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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