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ZIP Code 38850

Primary City:Houlka, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (11:49pm)
Coordinates:34.1, -89.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38850

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38850. 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 38850. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38850, 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:
Houlka, MS
Unacceptable:
Old Houlka

Stats and Demographics for the 38850 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38850 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 38850 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 slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38850 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,141
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,334
Median Home Value $47,800
Land Area 123.03 sq mi
Water Area 1.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,176
Median Household Income $29,821

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1051091301239679879510212211589916053392417
Female1209813010599817910012111912295846855483942
Total225207260228195160166195223241237184175128108876359

Gender

 Male 1,536 49%
 Female 1,605 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,225 70.8%
 Black Or African American 820 26.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 11 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 55 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16801772191631269533
Renter1952395942252110
Total3513221627820515111643

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 586 50%
 Single Guardian 264 22%
 Singles 295 25%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 747 64%
 Households with Kids 429 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1525232525191826213421162930233126212225
Female3430192117182021222829232723192029142323
Total4955424642373847436250395653425155354548

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38850 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38850 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 38850 real estate data, the median home value of $47,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38850 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38850 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38850 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,141 100%
 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 409 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 500 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 267 20%
 Households Vacant 158 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 8 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 11%
 2 Bedroom 81 34%
 3+ Bedroom 133 55%
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 $29,821 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38850 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. Most commuters in 38850 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 726 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 558 25%
 No Earnings 928 42%
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 726 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 558 25%
 No Earnings 928 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 989 91%
 Public transportation 32 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 2%
 Worked at Home 50 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 240 27.3%
 High School Graduate 583 66.4%
 Associate's degree 30 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 11 1.3%
 Master's degree 8 0.9%
 Professional school degree 6 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 530 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38850

ZIP Code 38850 is in the Chickasaw County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38850.

Houlka Attendance Center
510 Griffin Ave
Houlka, MS 38850
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chickasaw County School District

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