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ZIP Code 38856

Primary City:Marietta, MS (View All Cities)
County: Prentiss County
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -88.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38856. 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 38856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38856, 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:
Marietta, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38856 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 38856 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 38856 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,788
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 819
Median Home Value $72,500
Land Area 61.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 736
Median Household Income $38,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6365596655625568588064524547343199
Female504957504241626258715756515934281821
Total113114116116971031171301161511211089610668592730

Gender

 Male 922 52%
 Female 866 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,763 98.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1884111139104976119
Renter1321181815945
Total311051291571191066524

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 441 60%
 Single Guardian 107 15%
 Singles 172 23%
 Singles With Roommate 16 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 482 65%
 Households with Kids 254 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101214131210151513101410121314141812811
Female158214101610587817169713104168
Total2520162722262520211722272822212728162419

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38856 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38856 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38856 real estate data, the median home value of $72,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38856 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,788 100%
 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 309 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 324 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 103 13%
 Households Vacant 83 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 14%
 2 Bedroom 8 7%
 3+ Bedroom 91 79%
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 $38,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38856 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, 38856 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. However, that is not the case in 38856. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 559 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 23%
 No Earnings 560 38%
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 559 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 23%
 No Earnings 560 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 743 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 199 30.3%
 High School Graduate 343 52.2%
 Associate's degree 70 10.7%
 Bachelor's degree 29 4.4%
 Master's degree 15 2.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 386 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38856

ZIP Code 38856 is in the Prentiss County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38856.

Marietta Elementary School
Cr 4070
Marietta, MS 38856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prentiss County School District

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