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ZIP Code 38771

Primary City:Ruleville, MS (View All Cities)
County: Sunflower County
Timezone: Central (10:11pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -90.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38771

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38771. 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 38771. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38771, 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:
Ruleville, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38771 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38771 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 38771 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 38771 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,260
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,195
Median Home Value $65,700
Land Area 56.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,084
Median Household Income $25,265

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11413716113294907389757280112955843252421
Female14911613012910811111096107108110131977946434352
Total26325329126120220118318518218019024319213789686773

Gender

 Male 1,495 46%
 Female 1,765 54%
Gender

Race

 White 525 16.1%
 Black Or African American 2,689 82.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.3%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner539101123168936417
Renter4112690748136188
Total461651911972491298225

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 328 30%
 Single Guardian 454 42%
 Singles 270 25%
 Singles With Roommate 32 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 605 56%
 Households with Kids 479 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1728262729194019303030343928333417232522
Female2233392919331919262825271931162635272528
Total3961655648525938565855615859496052505050

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38771 has a slightly less 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 38771 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 38771 real estate data, the median home value of $65,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38771 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38771 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38771 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,082 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 178 5%
 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 345 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 265 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 474 40%
 Households Vacant 111 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 75 17%
 1 Bedroom 59 13%
 2 Bedroom 191 43%
 3+ Bedroom 118 27%
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 $25,265 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38771 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38771 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. The commute in 38771 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 619 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 424 19%
 No Earnings 1,236 54%
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 619 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 424 19%
 No Earnings 1,236 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 761 94%
 Public transportation 12 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 4%
 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 315 37%
 High School Graduate 355 42%
 Associate's degree 34 4%
 Bachelor's degree 86 10%
 Master's degree 54 6%
 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 683 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38771

ZIP Code 38771 is in the Sunflower County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38771.

Ruleville Middle School
250 East Oscar
Ruleville, MS 38771
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sunflower County School District
Ruleville Central Elementary School
410 L F Packer Dr
Ruleville, MS 38771
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunflower County School District
Ruleville Central High School
360 L F Packer Dr
Ruleville, MS 38771
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sunflower County School District

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