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ZIP Code 38868

Primary City:Shannon, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (10:02am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -88.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38868

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38868. 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 38868. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38868, 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:
Shannon, MS
Unacceptable:
Brewer, Old Union, Pine Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 38868 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38868 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 38868 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38868 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,481
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,396
Median Home Value $64,900
Land Area 74.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,146
Median Household Income $38,963

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
Male17322420723517718914616316721019518012911377542415
Female19417217123517119616417718821723718014211292714440
Total3673963784703483853103403554274323602712251691256855

Gender

 Male 2,678 49%
 Female 2,803 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,056 55.8%
 Black Or African American 2,285 41.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 75 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3518527239633022411932
Renter471361121215845277
Total8232138451738826914639

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 949 44%
 Single Guardian 555 26%
 Singles 566 26%
 Singles With Roommate 76 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,356 63%
 Households with Kids 790 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3241343345494139504843342755463750594338
Female5038383431413532333722373639416045484131
Total82797267769076718385657163948797951078469

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38868 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38868 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 38868 real estate data, the median home value of $64,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38868 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38868 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38868 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,481 100%
 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 837 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 756 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 553 23%
 Households Vacant 250 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 14 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 35 9%
 2 Bedroom 134 36%
 3+ Bedroom 202 54%
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 $38,963 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38868 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 38868 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,841 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 744 19%
 No Earnings 1,399 35%
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 1,841 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 744 19%
 No Earnings 1,399 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,231 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2%
 Worked at Home 93 4%
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 324 21.4%
 High School Graduate 948 62.6%
 Associate's degree 110 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 90 5.9%
 Master's degree 10 0.7%
 Professional school degree 29 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 664 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 238 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38868

ZIP Code 38868 is in the Lee County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38868.

Shannon Elementary School
695 Romie Hill Ave
Shannon, MS 38868
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County School District
Shannon Primary School
6408 Noah Curtis St
Shannon, MS 38868
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County School District
Shannon Middle School
232 Cherry St
Shannon, MS 38868
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lee County School District
Shannon High School
218 Cherry St
Shannon, MS 38868
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lee County School District

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