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ZIP Code 38838

Primary City:Dennis, MS (View All Cities)
County: Tishomingo County
Timezone: Central (9:06pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -88.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38838. 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 38838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38838, 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:
Dennis, MS
Unacceptable:
Ellistown, Moores Mill

Stats and Demographics for the 38838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38838 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 38838 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 families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38838 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,629
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 757
Median Home Value $69,200
Land Area 47.23 sq mi
Water Area 4.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 639
Median Household Income $32,679

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48397679554540476565476059522114145
Female544661564545415855565749613725271114
Total1028513713510090811051201211041091208946412519

Gender

 Male 831 51%
 Female 798 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,571 96.4%
 Black Or African American 18 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner145786101123893913
Renter1426311913383
Total2883117120136924716

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 378 59%
 Single Guardian 93 15%
 Singles 152 24%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 407 64%
 Households with Kids 232 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1212117897691316131024171519131511
Female912911117913681412101711111210129
Total2124201819161619152130252041282631232720

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38838 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38838 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 38838 real estate data, the median home value of $69,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38838 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38838 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 38838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,629 100%
 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 253 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 269 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 117 15%
 Households Vacant 118 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 68%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 46%
 2 Bedroom 26 36%
 3+ Bedroom 13 18%
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 $32,679 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38838 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 38838 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 403 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 190 17%
 No Earnings 518 47%
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 403 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 190 17%
 No Earnings 518 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 444 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 4%
 Worked at Home 12 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 101 21%
 High School Graduate 295 60%
 Associate's degree 29 6%
 Bachelor's degree 65 13%
 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 170 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38838

ZIP Code 38838 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38838.

Emmanuel Baptist Church
645 Highway 25
Dennis, MS 38838
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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