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ZIP Code 38774

Primary City:Shelby, MS (View All Cities)
County: Bolivar County
Timezone: Central (7:32am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.96, -90.75
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38774

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38774. 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 38774. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38774, 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:
Shelby, MS
Unacceptable:
Hushpuckena, Lombardy

Stats and Demographics for the 38774 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38774 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 38774 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 38774 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,522
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,012
Median Home Value $65,700
Land Area 74.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 919
Median Household Income $18,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12011811310377895348577275594733252275
Female10291107124918471929511210482814739292028
Total2222092202271681731241401521841791411288064512733

Gender

 Male 1,123 45%
 Female 1,399 55%
Gender

Race

 White 187 7.4%
 Black Or African American 2,294 91.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63277125106844619
Renter349410293642296
Total401261792181701065525

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 231 25%
 Single Guardian 416 45%
 Singles 234 25%
 Singles With Roommate 38 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 527 57%
 Households with Kids 392 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2326202421182231261621242230152325192119
Female2721161618262011162812252220212730242219
Total5047364039444242424433494450365055434338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38774 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38774 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 38774 real estate data, the median home value of $65,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38774. Rentals in 38774 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38774 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,522 100%
 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 248 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 247 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 424 42%
 Households Vacant 93 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 12%
 For Migrant Workers 3 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 8%
 1 Bedroom 58 13%
 2 Bedroom 154 34%
 3+ Bedroom 210 46%
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 $18,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38774 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 38774 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 483 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 219 12%
 No Earnings 1,136 62%
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 483 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 219 12%
 No Earnings 1,136 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 510 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 4%
 Worked at Home 17 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 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 319 54%
 High School Graduate 154 26%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 66 11%
 Master's degree 24 4%
 Professional school degree 27 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 456 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38774

ZIP Code 38774 is in the North Bolivar School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38774.

Shelby School
701 Lauderdale St
Shelby, MS 38774
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Bolivar School District
Broad Street High School
1305 Martin Luther King Dr
Shelby, MS 38774
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Bolivar School District

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