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ZIP Code 38740

Primary City:Duncan, MS (View All Cities)
County: Bolivar County
Timezone: Central (12:35pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -90.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38740. 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 38740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38740, 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:
Duncan, MS
Unacceptable:
Deeson, Francis, Rochdale, Roundlake

Stats and Demographics for the 38740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38740 is located in northwest Mississippi and covers a slightly less 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 38740 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38740 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 466
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 189
Median Home Value $54,300
Land Area 67.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 152
Median Household Income $30,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male211914916814101110272020178632
Female1623171513139151424141812116155
Total374231242921232525344138322814787

Gender

 Male 235 50%
 Female 231 50%
Gender

Race

 White 175 37.6%
 Black Or African American 286 61.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner081225171764
Renter51116177601
Total5192842242365

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 56 37%
 Single Guardian 52 34%
 Singles 41 27%
 Singles With Roommate 3 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 92 61%
 Households with Kids 60 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45533904333431322021
Female41626556164034033811
Total86115914510497465355832

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38740 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 38740 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 38740 real estate data, the median home value of $54,300 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 38740. Rentals in 38740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 411 88%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 55 12%
 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 26 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 63 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 63 33%
 Households Vacant 37 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 30%
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 $30,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38740 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. 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, 38740 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 38740 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 91 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 20%
 No Earnings 153 50%
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 91 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 20%
 No Earnings 153 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 136 99%
 Public transportation 2 1%
 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 41 24%
 High School Graduate 110 64%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 16 9%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 Professional school degree 2 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 60 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38740

ZIP Code 38740 is in the North Bolivar School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38740.

Brooks Elementary School
615 School St
Duncan, MS 38740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Bolivar School District

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