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ZIP Code 38778

Primary City:Sunflower, MS (View All Cities)
County: Sunflower County
Timezone: Central (12:23pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.56, -90.53
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38778

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38778. 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 38778. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38778, 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:
Sunflower, MS
Unacceptable:
Dwyer

Stats and Demographics for the 38778 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38778 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 38778 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 38778 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,686
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 608
Median Home Value $57,600
Land Area 69.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 562
Median Household Income $22,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male828776696152523942515450122421862
Female877467745860625453656750292227151717
Total1691611431431191121149395116121100414648232319

Gender

 Male 788 47%
 Female 898 53%
Gender

Race

 White 357 21.2%
 Black Or African American 1,267 75.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 58 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner517567358412514
Renter336142663224123
Total38789813990653717

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 174 31%
 Single Guardian 231 41%
 Singles 132 23%
 Singles With Roommate 25 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 318 57%
 Households with Kids 244 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181719161320181818151415151714915171415
Female131916251810141517916161214141516151414
Total3136354131303233352430312731282431322829

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38778 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38778 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 38778 real estate data, the median home value of $57,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38778 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38778 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38778 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,686 100%
 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 155 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 134 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 273 45%
 Households Vacant 46 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 11%
 For Migrant Workers 2 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 3%
 1 Bedroom 38 14%
 2 Bedroom 117 43%
 3+ Bedroom 107 40%
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 $22,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38778 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, 38778 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 38778 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 336 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 16%
 No Earnings 664 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 336 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 16%
 No Earnings 664 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 393 98.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.8%
 Worked at Home 4 1.0%
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 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 159 46%
 High School Graduate 147 42%
 Associate's degree 34 10%
 Bachelor's degree 9 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 293 75.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 67 17.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38778

ZIP Code 38778 is in the Sunflower County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38778.

East Sunflower School
212 East Claiborne
Sunflower, MS 38778
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunflower County School District

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