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ZIP Code 38921

Primary City:Charleston, MS (View All Cities)
County: Tallahatchie County
Timezone: Central (9:25am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -90.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38921. 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 38921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38921, 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:
Charleston, MS
Unacceptable:
Cowart, Effie, Sharkey

Stats and Demographics for the 38921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38921 is located in north 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 38921 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38921 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,061
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,133
Median Home Value $64,100
Land Area 140.88 sq mi
Water Area 2.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,886
Median Household Income $28,074

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2041731762241651051281211651391731571259379364029
Female22617517721519313618217418315817615215711095845779
Total43034835343935824131029534829734930928220317412097108

Gender

 Male 2,332 46%
 Female 2,729 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,560 30.8%
 Black Or African American 3,449 68.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.0%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2912123926926920113159
Renter351251061089351428
Total6424634537736225217367

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 628 33%
 Single Guardian 635 34%
 Singles 559 30%
 Singles With Roommate 64 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,159 61%
 Households with Kids 727 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4259412735302744373533354231476045413138
Female4046544227453333373137423037464065323239
Total8210595696275607774667077726893100110736377

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38921 has a slightly less than average 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 38921 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 38921 real estate data, the median home value of $64,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38921 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38921 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,000 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 61 1%
 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 582 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 736 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 568 27%
 Households Vacant 247 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 20 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 18%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 7%
 1 Bedroom 52 10%
 2 Bedroom 179 33%
 3+ Bedroom 267 50%
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 $28,074 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38921 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, 38921 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38921 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 1,240 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 669 19%
 No Earnings 1,629 46%
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 1,240 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 669 19%
 No Earnings 1,629 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,516 93.8%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 72 4.5%
 Worked at Home 24 1.5%
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. 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 391 36.0%
 High School Graduate 487 44.9%
 Associate's degree 112 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 51 4.7%
 Master's degree 39 3.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,065 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 127 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 4.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38921

ZIP Code 38921 is in the East Tallahatchie Consol School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38921.

Charleston Elementary School
412 East Chestnut St
Charleston, MS 38921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Tallahatchie Consol School District
Charleston Middle School
17 Oak Grove Rd
Charleston, MS 38921
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Tallahatchie Consol School District
Charleston High School
310 North Cossar
Charleston, MS 38921
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Tallahatchie Consol School District
E Tallahatchie Vocational Center
310 North Cossar St
Charleston, MS 38921
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Tallahatchie Consol School District
Strider Academy
3698 Ms Highway 32 Central
Charleston, MS 38921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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