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ZIP Code 38759

Primary City:Merigold, MS (View All Cities)
County: Bolivar County
Timezone: Central (2:04am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -90.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38759

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38759. 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 38759. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38759, 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:
Merigold, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38759 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38759 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 38759 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 38759 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,194
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 530
Median Home Value $83,000
Land Area 61.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 471
Median Household Income $41,014

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male43424748273824324950335037182011116
Female47283640373036353362514136351917196
Total9070838864686067821128491735339283012

Gender

 Male 586 49%
 Female 608 51%
Gender

Race

 White 772 64.7%
 Black Or African American 372 31.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 26 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13963878250339
Renter717242419853
Total85687111101583812

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 237 50%
 Single Guardian 94 20%
 Singles 122 26%
 Singles With Roommate 18 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 310 66%
 Households with Kids 161 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male94119789810117913781310985
Female10781473387658710611124713
Total1911192314111216171712172017142422131518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38759 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38759 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38759 real estate data, the median home value of $83,000 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 38759. Rentals in 38759 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38759 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,194 100%
 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 182 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 182 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 107 20%
 Households Vacant 59 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 7 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 10%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 16%
 3+ Bedroom 43 84%
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 $41,014 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38759 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38759 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 38759 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 394 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 176 20%
 No Earnings 305 35%
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 394 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 176 20%
 No Earnings 305 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 498 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 2%
 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 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 75 21.6%
 High School Graduate 185 53.2%
 Associate's degree 0 0.0%
 Bachelor's degree 58 16.7%
 Master's degree 28 8.0%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 193 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38759

ZIP Code 38759 is in the Cleveland School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38759.

Hayes Cooper Center for Math Sc Tec
500 North Martin L. King
Merigold, MS 38759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cleveland School District

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