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ZIP Code 38965

Primary City:Water Valley, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:43am)
Coordinates:34.1, -89.6
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38965

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38965. 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 38965. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38965, 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:
Water Valley, MS
Unacceptable:
Pine Flat, Pine Valley, Springdale, Velma

Stats and Demographics for the 38965 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38965 is located in north 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 38965 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38965 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,135
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,252
Median Home Value $67,400
Land Area 245.60 sq mi
Water Area 7.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,619
Median Household Income $37,073

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3202953413572262322892762752963343092821831701236245
Female264317300304250257272301284283381356301220210180102138
Total584612641661476489561577559579715665583403380303164183

Gender

 Male 4,415 48%
 Female 4,720 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,383 69.9%
 Black Or African American 2,606 28.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 11 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 38 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 78 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3224244657259744129185
Renter75211185154143685027
Total107453631726740509341112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,677 46%
 Single Guardian 789 22%
 Singles 1,020 28%
 Singles With Roommate 133 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,419 67%
 Households with Kids 1,200 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4759618460565360666274667861737785675543
Female5056584981636056576551705955545668715551
Total9711511913314111911311612312712513613711612713315313811094

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38965 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 38965 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 38965 real estate data, the median home value of $67,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38965 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38965 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38965 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,980 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 117 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,437 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,269 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 913 21%
 Households Vacant 633 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 19.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 71 11.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 132 20.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 288 45.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 143 15%
 2 Bedroom 317 34%
 3+ Bedroom 465 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 $37,073 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38965 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, 38965 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 38965 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 2,425 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,567 22%
 No Earnings 3,153 44%
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 2,425 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,567 22%
 No Earnings 3,153 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,437 98.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 0.8%
 Worked at Home 18 0.5%
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 568 21%
 High School Graduate 1,479 56%
 Associate's degree 142 5%
 Bachelor's degree 249 9%
 Master's degree 127 5%
 Professional school degree 28 1%
 Doctorate degree 68 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,329 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 85 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 200 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38965

ZIP Code 38965 is in the Water Valley School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38965.

Davidson Elementary School
207 Goode St
Water Valley, MS 38965
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Water Valley School District
Water Valley High School
550 Markette St
Water Valley, MS 38965
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Water Valley School District
Faith Christian Academy
1300 Eckford St
Water Valley, MS 38965
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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