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ZIP Code 38947

Primary City:North Carrollton, MS (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Carroll County
Timezone: Central (7:05pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.518, -89.919
ZIP (~1000 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38947

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38947. 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 38947. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38947, 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:
North Carrollton, MS
Acceptable:
N Carrollton

Stats and Demographics for the 38947 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38947 is located in north 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 38947 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is large while the number of young 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 38947 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 445
Population Density 190 people per sq mi
Housing Units 219
Median Home Value $40,100
Land Area 2.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 181
Median Household Income $16,392

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male151918202075148713111177842
Female131917171411191781617191413107126
Total28383537341824311623303025201715168

Gender

 Male 196 44%
 Female 249 56%
Gender

Race

 White 196 44.0%
 Black Or African American 234 52.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51215222720236
Renter58101011241
Total102025323822277

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 60 33%
 Single Guardian 56 31%
 Singles 61 34%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 121 67%
 Households with Kids 60 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21905414533462352194
Female33224165353144512454
Total54112957988651068645148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38947 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38947 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 38947 real estate data, the median home value of $40,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38947 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38947 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38947 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 445 100%
 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 57 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 73 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 23%
 Households Vacant 38 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 38%
 3+ Bedroom 37 62%
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 $16,392 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38947 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38947 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. The commute in 38947 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 101 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 46 9%
 No Earnings 368 71%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 101 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 46 9%
 No Earnings 368 71%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 144 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 62 51%
 High School Graduate 40 33%
 Associate's degree 4 3%
 Bachelor's degree 15 12%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 51 37%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 43%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38947

ZIP Code 38947 is in the Carroll County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38947.

Marshall Elementary School
Marshall Rd
North Carrollton, MS 38947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County School District
George Middle School
900 George St
North Carrollton, MS 38947
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County School District
J Z George High School
900 George St
North Carrollton, MS 38947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County School District

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