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ZIP Code 38863

Primary City:Pontotoc, MS (View All Cities)
County: Pontotoc County
Timezone: Central (5:56pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.2, -89.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38863

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38863. 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 38863. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38863, 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:
Pontotoc, MS
Unacceptable:
Chiwapa, Furrs, Goodfood, Nixon, Plymouth, Possum Trot, Rough Edge, Springville, Troy, Zion

Stats and Demographics for the 38863 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38863 is located in northeast Mississippi and covers a large 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 38863 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 38863 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,788
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,196
Median Home Value $87,600
Land Area 282.49 sq mi
Water Area 1.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,352
Median Household Income $41,305

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male801775768730619606639651697728603570504337276176127107
Female703718732687599620639699654745618599526392339285242277
Total1,5041,4931,5001,4171,2181,2261,2781,3501,3511,4731,2211,1691,030729615461369384

Gender

 Male 9,714 49%
 Female 10,074 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,960 80.7%
 Black Or African American 2,568 13.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 35 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 911 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 262 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1095979731,1211,060722472169
Renter18353045939425116110150
Total2921,1271,4321,5151,311883573219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,877 53%
 Single Guardian 1,455 20%
 Singles 1,765 24%
 Singles With Roommate 255 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,521 61%
 Households with Kids 2,831 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male169149154165198148136134159160160153137158159139165143124117
Female132163144129155135127158143142153151130156159164133116115122
Total301312298294353283263292302302313304267314318303298259239239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38863 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38863 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 38863 real estate data, the median home value of $87,600 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 38863. Rentals in 38863 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 38863 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,552 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 160 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,924 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,299 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,129 26%
 Households Vacant 844 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 261 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 82 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 370 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 95 6%
 2 Bedroom 700 46%
 3+ Bedroom 737 48%
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 $41,305 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38863 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. 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 38863 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 6,178 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,404 22%
 No Earnings 5,666 37%
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 6,178 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,404 22%
 No Earnings 5,666 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,159 95.4%
 Public transportation 3 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 60 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 93 1.1%
 Worked at Home 239 2.8%
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 1,665 26.9%
 High School Graduate 3,314 53.5%
 Associate's degree 321 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 702 11.3%
 Master's degree 126 2.0%
 Professional school degree 49 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,942 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 247 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 696 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38863

ZIP Code 38863 is in the Pontotoc County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38863.

South Pontotoc Elementary School
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pontotoc County School District
South Pontotoc Middle School
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pontotoc County School District
D T Cox Elementary School
304 Clark St
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pontotoc City School District
Pontotoc Elementary School
145 Fred Dowdy St
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pontotoc City School District
Pontotoc Middle School
135 Education Dr
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pontotoc City School District
Pontotoc Ridge Career & Tech. Cnt.
354 Center Ridge Dr
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pontotoc County School District
South Pontotoc High School
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pontotoc County School District
Pontotoc High School
123 North Main St
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pontotoc City School District
Pontotoc Junior High School
132 North Main St
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Pontotoc City School District

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