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ZIP Code 38862

Primary City:Plantersville, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (5:37am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.17, -88.62
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38862. 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 38862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38862, 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:
Plantersville, MS
Unacceptable:
Padenville, Richmond

Stats and Demographics for the 38862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38862 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 38862 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 38862 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,731
Population Density 92 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,158
Median Home Value $101,700
Land Area 29.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,075
Median Household Income $32,537

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male819388998194679986941209581714433198
Female859373907974819186105121122846363232817
Total166186161189160168148190172199241217165134107564725

Gender

 Male 1,353 50%
 Female 1,378 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,670 61.1%
 Black Or African American 1,004 36.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10651401711781197417
Renter40686656422162
Total501332062272201408019

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 519 48%
 Single Guardian 233 22%
 Singles 267 25%
 Singles With Roommate 56 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 730 68%
 Households with Kids 345 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1318161430251010182216142412211419291615
Female21182391616232117131218151515221820158
Total3436392346413331353528323927363637493123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38862 has a small 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 38862 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 38862 real estate data, the median home value of $101,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38862. Rentals in 38862 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,690 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 41 2%
 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 418 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 356 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 301 26%
 Households Vacant 83 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 12%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 8%
 2 Bedroom 126 60%
 3+ Bedroom 67 32%
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 $32,537 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38862 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, 38862 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. More commuters in 38862 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 842 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 307 17%
 No Earnings 700 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 842 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 307 17%
 No Earnings 700 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,030 99.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 0.8%
 Worked at Home 2 0.2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 316 39.5%
 High School Graduate 384 48.0%
 Associate's degree 45 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 40 5.0%
 Master's degree 11 1.4%
 Professional school degree 4 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 271 81.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 18.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38862

ZIP Code 38862 is in the Lee County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38862.

Plantersville Middle School
2657 Main St
Plantersville, MS 38862
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lee County School District

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