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ZIP Code 38821

Primary City:Amory, MS (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Central (3:56am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -88.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38821. 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 38821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38821, 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:
Amory, MS
Unacceptable:
Bigbee, Colsub, Hatley, South Amory

Stats and Demographics for the 38821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38821 is located in northeast 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 38821 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38821 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,528
Population Density 88 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,662
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 142.63 sq mi
Water Area 1.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,033
Median Household Income $35,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41141940444032833329736139540943536640729323114911076
Female411397396423385361339410401460472398411367327251233222
Total822816800863713694636771796869907764818660558400343298

Gender

 Male 5,864 47%
 Female 6,664 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,100 80.6%
 Black Or African American 2,267 18.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 28 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 28 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 78 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54316585754785658431161
Renter1333062472181711196134
Total187622832972956777492195

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,513 50%
 Single Guardian 993 20%
 Singles 1,381 27%
 Singles With Roommate 146 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,382 67%
 Households with Kids 1,651 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71948387103689180777979789177809482919354
Female74918596719675688795925467888289103678276
Total145185168183174164166148164174171132158165162183185158175130

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38821 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 38821 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 38821 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38821 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38821 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,329 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 191 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,074 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,670 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,289 23%
 Households Vacant 629 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 109 17.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.4%
 For Sale Only 76 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 6.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 11.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 322 51.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 4%
 1 Bedroom 113 10%
 2 Bedroom 477 41%
 3+ Bedroom 517 45%
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 $35,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38821 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, 38821 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38821 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,424 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,140 22%
 No Earnings 4,356 44%
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 3,424 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,140 22%
 No Earnings 4,356 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,605 96.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 2.0%
 Worked at Home 43 0.9%
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 720 18.4%
 High School Graduate 2,217 56.8%
 Associate's degree 385 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 386 9.9%
 Master's degree 147 3.8%
 Professional school degree 34 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,001 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 1.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 216 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38821

ZIP Code 38821 is in the Monroe County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38821.

Hatley High School
60286 Hatley Rd
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monroe County School District
Amory Elementary School
305 Easthaven Dr
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amory School District
Amory Middle School
700 2nd Ave North
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amory School District
West Amory School
704 111th St
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amory School District
Amory High School
1006 Sam Haskell Circle
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amory School District
Amory Vocational Tech Complex
1006 Sam Haskell Circle
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amory School District
Monroe County Advanced Learning Center
52251 Hwy 25 South
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monroe County School District
Amory Christian Academy
60035 County Barn Rd
Amory, MS 38821
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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