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ZIP Code 38761

Primary City:Moorhead, MS (View All Cities)
County: Sunflower County
Timezone: Central (6:20am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -90.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38761

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38761. 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 38761. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38761, 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:
Moorhead, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38761 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38761 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 38761 are primarily black or African American. The number of young 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 38761 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,870
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 878
Median Home Value $59,000
Land Area 50.95 sq mi
Water Area 2.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 803
Median Household Income $19,885

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9896982302027777595266657845452013710
Female11411210321919210210976687286102554825191911
Total2122082014493941791861351201381511801009345322621

Gender

 Male 1,338 47%
 Female 1,532 53%
Gender

Race

 White 516 18.0%
 Black Or African American 2,322 80.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner734638212067429
Renter261137375542666
Total33147136157174934815

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 259 32%
 Single Guardian 343 43%
 Singles 173 22%
 Singles With Roommate 28 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 442 55%
 Households with Kids 361 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male231915222817191715172323171820233155101100
Female2720222725241821242517251323191625629780
Total5039374953413738394240483041393956117198180

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38761 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38761 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38761 real estate data, the median home value of $59,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38761 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38761 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38761 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,424 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 446 16%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 197 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 227 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 379 43%
 Households Vacant 75 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 4%
 1 Bedroom 37 10%
 2 Bedroom 87 24%
 3+ Bedroom 221 62%
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 $19,885 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38761 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38761 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 380 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 431 23%
 No Earnings 1,102 58%
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 380 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 431 23%
 No Earnings 1,102 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 595 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 8%
 Worked at Home 20 3%
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 196 29.2%
 High School Graduate 402 59.8%
 Associate's degree 43 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 26 3.9%
 Master's degree 3 0.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 539 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38761

ZIP Code 38761 is in the Sunflower County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38761.

James Rosser Elementary School
601 Ingram St
Moorhead, MS 38761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunflower County School District
Moorhead Middle School
908 Washington
Moorhead, MS 38761
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sunflower County School District

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