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ZIP Code 39051

Primary City:Carthage, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:49am)
Coordinates:32.8, -89.5
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39051

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39051. 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 39051. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39051, 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:
Carthage, MS
Acceptable:
Edinburg
Unacceptable:
Ofahoma

Stats and Demographics for the 39051 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39051 is located in central 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 39051 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 slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39051 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,569
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,855
Median Home Value $70,900
Land Area 420.49 sq mi
Water Area 1.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,028
Median Household Income $31,922

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male65271263563353459850553749250553846141432522517212378
Female700627576560492526511531516517550518463350312271230180
Total1,3521,3391,2111,1931,0261,1241,0161,0681,0081,0221,088979877675537443353258

Gender

 Male 8,139 49%
 Female 8,430 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,783 53.0%
 Black Or African American 6,047 36.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 912 5.5%
 Asian 39 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 626 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 162 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91537758923914676492151
Renter1173943092421941218623
Total2089311,0671,1651,108797578174

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,812 47%
 Single Guardian 1,459 24%
 Singles 1,595 26%
 Singles With Roommate 162 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,695 61%
 Households with Kids 2,333 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1321481431271311461491351511351281131351241211451431259984
Female1341291471471251361181291191091251141101181041211179911983
Total266277290274256282267264270244253227245242225266260224218167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39051 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 39051 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 39051 real estate data, the median home value of $70,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39051 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39051 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39051 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,098 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 331 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 140 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 2,276 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,266 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,486 22%
 Households Vacant 827 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 20.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Sale Only 58 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 127 15.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 438 53.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 160 10.5%
 2 Bedroom 616 40.2%
 3+ Bedroom 747 48.8%
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 $31,922 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39051 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, 39051 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. However, that is not the case in 39051. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,360 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,353 19%
 No Earnings 5,524 45%
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 4,360 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,353 19%
 No Earnings 5,524 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,498 97.0%
 Public transportation 22 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 1.2%
 Worked at Home 81 1.4%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,449 28.9%
 High School Graduate 2,901 57.8%
 Associate's degree 274 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 294 5.9%
 Master's degree 95 1.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,151 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 420 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 567 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39051

ZIP Code 39051 is in the Leake County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39051.

Thomastown Elementary School
7100 Hwy 429
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Leake County School District
Edinburg Elementary School
673 Mars Hill Rd
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leake County School District
Leake Central Elementary School
603 Hwy 16 West
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leake County School District
Leake Central Junior High School
801 Martin Luther King Dr
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Leake County School District
Standing Pine Elementary School
538 Hwy 487 East
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Standing Pine Elementary School District
Red Water Elementary School
555 Red Water Rd
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Water Elementary School District
Leake County Career & Technical Center
703 Northwest St
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Leake County School District
Leake Central High School
704 North Jordan St
Carthage, MS 39051
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Leake County School District

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