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ZIP Code 38941

Primary City:Itta Bena, MS (View All Cities)
County: Leflore County
Timezone: Central (12:10am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -90.4
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38941

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38941. 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 38941. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38941, 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:
Itta Bena, MS
Unacceptable:
Berclair, Colony Town, Mississippi Valley State Col, Murdock Crossing, Murdock Xing, Mvsu, Quito

Stats and Demographics for the 38941 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38941 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 38941 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 38941 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,282
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,956
Median Home Value $68,400
Land Area 94.93 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,604
Median Household Income $24,103

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1962011843004261901581301221481411281005949361713
Female186156189325422181163134146128178139947159443831
Total382357373625848371321264268276319267194130108805544

Gender

 Male 2,598 49%
 Female 2,684 51%
Gender

Race

 White 440 8.3%
 Black Or African American 4,522 85.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.3%
 Asian 21 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 247 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 38 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner855821791751007829
Renter8324817518112558244
Total9130325736030015810233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 449 28%
 Single Guardian 630 39%
 Singles 422 26%
 Singles With Roommate 103 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 952 59%
 Households with Kids 652 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male373543463248443641384128473032443091103112
Female365133274032262830313437434441333690125132
Total7386767372807064716975659074737766181228244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38941 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 38941 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 38941 real estate data, the median home value of $68,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38941. Rentals in 38941 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38941 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,463 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 819 16%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 362 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 344 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 898 46%
 Households Vacant 352 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 237 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 5%
 For Sale Only 10 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 4%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 6%
 1 Bedroom 41 6%
 2 Bedroom 200 29%
 3+ Bedroom 420 60%
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 $24,103 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38941 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 38941 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38941 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 38941 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 764 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 903 24%
 No Earnings 2,149 56%
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 764 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 903 24%
 No Earnings 2,149 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,128 88.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 144 11.3%
 Worked at Home 8 0.6%
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 278 25%
 High School Graduate 573 51%
 Associate's degree 44 4%
 Bachelor's degree 132 12%
 Master's degree 59 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 36 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 777 89.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 1.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 85 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38941

ZIP Code 38941 is in the Leflore County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38941.

Leflore County Elementary School
401 Lakeside Dr
Itta Bena, MS 38941
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leflore County School District
Leflore County High School
401 Lakeside Dr
Itta Bena, MS 38941
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Leflore County School District

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