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ZIP Code 38801

Primary City:Tupelo, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (12:12pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.23, -88.77
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38801. 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 38801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38801, 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:
Tupelo, MS
Unacceptable:
Ballardsville, Bissell, Chesterville, Mount Vernon

Stats and Demographics for the 38801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38801 is located in northeast 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 38801 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38801 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,871
Population Density 395 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,984
Median Home Value $113,000
Land Area 75.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,614
Median Household Income $39,516

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2751,2261,1381,118808864851925846943894742650497413301208147
Female1,1111,1461,1181,0899631,1261,0811,0261,0141,0901,028905781633549428395542
Total2,3862,3722,2562,2071,7711,9901,9321,9511,8602,0331,9221,6471,4311,130962729603689

Gender

 Male 13,846 46%
 Female 16,025 54%
Gender

Race

 White 16,536 55.4%
 Black Or African American 11,968 40.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.1%
 Asian 263 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 612 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 444 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner767241,1931,6031,3861,055678180
Renter4331,269928750489328245277
Total5091,9932,1212,3531,8751,383923457

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,054 44%
 Single Guardian 2,857 25%
 Singles 3,241 28%
 Singles With Roommate 462 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,219 62%
 Households with Kids 4,395 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male238258271273256246222239263257230204194253237247244190200182
Female220229223228224223241206252241223222229203253229220198189197
Total458487494501480469463445515498453426423456490476464388389379

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38801 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 38801 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 38801 real estate data, the median home value of $113,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38801. Rentals in 38801 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,603 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 236 0.8%
 Other Institutional 28 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,733 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,162 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,719 36%
 Households Vacant 1,370 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 726 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 255 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 292 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 123 3%
 1 Bedroom 712 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,885 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,223 31%
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 $39,516 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38801 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 38801 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 38801 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 8,912 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,285 19%
 No Earnings 8,998 41%
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 8,912 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,285 19%
 No Earnings 8,998 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,560 97.7%
 Public transportation 19 0.2%
 Taxicab 57 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 0.5%
 Worked at Home 134 1.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,180 14%
 High School Graduate 4,618 56%
 Associate's degree 495 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,077 13%
 Master's degree 423 5%
 Professional school degree 242 3%
 Doctorate degree 157 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,499 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 510 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,157 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38801

ZIP Code 38801 is in the Tupelo Public School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38801.

Tupelo Alternative School
903 Fillmore Dr
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tupelo Public School District
Pierce Street Elementary School
1008 Pierce St
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Rankin Elementary School
1908 Forrest St
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Thomas Street Elementary School
520 South Thomas St
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Lawndale Elementary School
1563 Mitchell Rd
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Parkway Elementary School
628 Rutherford Rd
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Tupelo Middle School
1009 Varsity Dr
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Tupelo High School
4125 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Tupelo Lee County Vocational Tech School
4125 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tupelo Public School District
Lakeview Baptist Academy
830 Shumacola Trl
Tupelo, MS 38801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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