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ZIP Code 38773

Primary City:Shaw, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:23pm)
Coordinates:33.6, -90.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38773

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38773. 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 38773. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38773, 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:
Shaw, MS
Unacceptable:
Litton, Steiner

Stats and Demographics for the 38773 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38773 is located in northwest 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 38773 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 38773 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,375
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,448
Median Home Value $67,600
Land Area 147.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,320
Median Household Income $22,340

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1031111351131011058770791261131211108363302020
Female11210510211812111796981051241411451257564444647
Total215216237231222222183168184250254266235158127746667

Gender

 Male 1,590 47%
 Female 1,785 53%
Gender

Race

 White 741 22.0%
 Black Or African American 2,589 76.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 10 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9581031952261608142
Renter2010293828135258
Total2916019627730719510650

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 468 35%
 Single Guardian 439 33%
 Singles 378 29%
 Singles With Roommate 35 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 905 69%
 Households with Kids 415 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2022241821212421243224203623241526282028
Female2119212721181827212321212116222319292520
Total4141454542394248455545415739463845574548

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38773 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38773 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 38773 real estate data, the median home value of $67,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38773 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38773 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38773 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,375 100%
 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 370 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 504 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 446 31%
 Households Vacant 128 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 36.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2.3%
 For Sale Only 6 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 7.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 45.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 33 7%
 2 Bedroom 209 41%
 3+ Bedroom 257 51%
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 $22,340 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38773 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, 38773 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 38773 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 784 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 549 18%
 No Earnings 1,719 56%
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 784 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 549 18%
 No Earnings 1,719 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,082 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 7%
 Worked at Home 18 2%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 420 34.7%
 High School Graduate 700 57.9%
 Associate's degree 30 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 52 4.3%
 Master's degree 8 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 652 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 82 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38773

ZIP Code 38773 is in the Shaw School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38773.

Mcevans School
601 Hwy 61 North
Shaw, MS 38773
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shaw School District
Shaw High School
214 Dean Blvd
Shaw, MS 38773
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shaw School District

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