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ZIP Code 39074

Primary City:Forest, MS (View All Cities)
County: Scott County
Timezone: Central (3:19pm)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.4, -89.5
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39074

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39074. 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 39074. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39074, 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:
Forest, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 39074 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39074 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 39074 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39074 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,896
Population Density 55 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,935
Median Home Value $65,700
Land Area 271.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,355
Median Household Income $33,665

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6295785406425345324704744244724874123712311761329568
Female613556512542493527497496464523478457426291225207185137
Total1,2421,1341,0521,1841,0271,059967970888995965869797522401339280205

Gender

 Male 7,267 49%
 Female 7,629 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,553 44.0%
 Black Or African American 6,742 45.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.4%
 Asian 33 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 52 0.3%
 Other Race 1,233 8.3%
 Two Or More Races 221 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner76426631838838494396123
Renter1244223042751851266829
Total2008489351,1131,023620464152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,235 42%
 Single Guardian 1,477 28%
 Singles 1,397 26%
 Singles With Roommate 246 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,269 61%
 Households with Kids 2,086 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14211914010713212610211310510611299117106123127145118129111
Female12414012610411510612393119107891111149111711411695100113
Total266259266211247232225206224213201210231197240241261213229224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39074 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 39074 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 39074 real estate data, the median home value of $65,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39074 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39074 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 39074 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,814 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 62 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 20 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,948 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,874 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,533 26%
 Households Vacant 580 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 127 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 30 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 345 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 1%
 1 Bedroom 184 14%
 2 Bedroom 534 40%
 3+ Bedroom 595 45%
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 $33,665 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39074 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, 39074 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 39074 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 4,109 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,460 22%
 No Earnings 4,407 40%
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 4,109 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,460 22%
 No Earnings 4,407 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,503 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 2%
 Worked at Home 88 2%
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 1,382 31.2%
 High School Graduate 2,370 53.5%
 Associate's degree 124 2.8%
 Bachelor's degree 470 10.6%
 Master's degree 28 0.6%
 Professional school degree 11 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 48 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,877 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 283 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 441 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39074

ZIP Code 39074 is in the Scott County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39074.

Scott Central Attendance Center
2415 Old Jackson Rd
Forest, MS 39074
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Scott County School District
Forest Elementary School
513 Cleveland St
Forest, MS 39074
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest Municipal School District
Hawkins Middle School
803 Oak St
Forest, MS 39074
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forest Municipal School District
Forest High School
511 Cleveland St
Forest, MS 39074
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forest Municipal School District
Forest Scott County Vocational Tech Center
521 Cleveland St
Forest, MS 39074
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scott County School District

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