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ZIP Code 38847

Primary City:Golden, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:25pm)
Coordinates:34.4, -88.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38847. 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 38847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38847, 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:
Golden, MS
Unacceptable:
Fairview

Stats and Demographics for the 38847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38847 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 38847 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38847 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,501
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,573
Median Home Value $65,500
Land Area 90.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,376
Median Household Income $34,297

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8913310612492107104112126148122125958762342617
Female1141301111329285931241221221291341049367564836
Total203263217256184192197236248270251259199180129907453

Gender

 Male 1,709 49%
 Female 1,792 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,404 97.2%
 Black Or African American 20 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 40 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner229820323923619710226
Renter2152494439122016
Total4315025228327520912242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 790 57%
 Single Guardian 217 16%
 Singles 339 25%
 Singles With Roommate 30 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 908 66%
 Households with Kids 468 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2017211329282624262715172621252333192416
Female2633181424242824303022142025222726273020
Total4650392753525448565737314646475059465436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38847 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38847 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 38847 real estate data, the median home value of $65,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38847 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,501 100%
 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 505 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 618 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 253 16%
 Households Vacant 197 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 10 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 68%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 7%
 1 Bedroom 2 2%
 2 Bedroom 78 76%
 3+ Bedroom 16 16%
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 $34,297 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38847 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38847 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 38847 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,046 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 13%
 No Earnings 1,261 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 1,046 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 13%
 No Earnings 1,261 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,292 98.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.1%
 Worked at Home 15 1.1%
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 277 28.8%
 High School Graduate 503 52.2%
 Associate's degree 48 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 100 10.4%
 Master's degree 5 0.5%
 Professional school degree 30 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 536 88.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 3.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38847

ZIP Code 38847 is in the Itawamba County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38847.

Fairview Attendance Center
66 Fairview Rd
Golden, MS 38847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Itawamba County School District

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