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ZIP Code 38685

Primary City:Waterford, MS (View All Cities)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Central (3:53am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.6, -89.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38685

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38685. 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 38685. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38685, 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:
Waterford, MS
Unacceptable:
Blackwater, Laws Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 38685 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38685 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 38685 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38685 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,347
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 619
Median Home Value $65,700
Land Area 89.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 511
Median Household Income $27,102

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4937525925194042515957634824211265
Female393555502629444838575557552723161212
Total887210710951488490891161121201035144281817

Gender

 Male 669 50%
 Female 678 50%
Gender

Race

 White 822 61.0%
 Black Or African American 504 37.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner53977109116543211
Renter312131814512
Total85190127130593313

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 48%
 Single Guardian 121 24%
 Singles 129 25%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 336 66%
 Households with Kids 175 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13111274849121181581015101211117
Female71573298881411107131111121248
Total202619106171217202519251523262124231515

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38685 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38685 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 38685 real estate data, the median home value of $65,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38685 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38685 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38685 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,347 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 262 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 181 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 11%
 Households Vacant 108 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 54 100%
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 $27,102 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38685 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38685 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. In 38685 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 323 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 138 19%
 No Earnings 278 38%
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 323 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 138 19%
 No Earnings 278 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 398 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 71 34%
 High School Graduate 114 55%
 Associate's degree 13 6%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 10 5%
 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 89 49%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 41%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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