Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 39117

Primary City:Morton, MS (View All Cities)
County: Scott County
Timezone: Central (8:31am)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.4, -89.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39117. 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 39117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39117, 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:
Morton, MS
Unacceptable:
Polkville

Stats and Demographics for the 39117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39117 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 39117 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39117 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,697
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,370
Median Home Value $70,100
Land Area 264.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,887
Median Household Income $39,930

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4343883613873973873463613273533863062992191561099131
Female396319340340364352324343302346390348335253189167120131
Total830707701727761739670704629699776654634472345276211162

Gender

 Male 5,338 50%
 Female 5,359 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,393 69.1%
 Black Or African American 2,344 21.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 23 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 760 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 150 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6032147162162243829367
Renter11427118616413079428
Total17459265778575251733575

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,967 51%
 Single Guardian 870 22%
 Singles 871 22%
 Singles With Roommate 179 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,437 63%
 Households with Kids 1,450 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10285847577758672787467715990728466917475
Female8371897496565256597664715970737276497081
Total185156173149173131138128137150131142118160145156142140144156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39117 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39117 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 39117 real estate data, the median home value of $70,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39117 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39117 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,557 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 117 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,499 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,394 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 994 23%
 Households Vacant 483 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 20.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.8%
 For Sale Only 25 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 109 22.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 48.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 58 8%
 2 Bedroom 333 46%
 3+ Bedroom 315 44%
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 $39,930 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39117 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 39117 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. Most commuters in 39117 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,397 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,481 18%
 No Earnings 3,153 39%
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 3,397 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,481 18%
 No Earnings 3,153 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,049 95.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 153 3.6%
 Worked at Home 33 0.8%
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 887 28.7%
 High School Graduate 1,833 59.4%
 Associate's degree 81 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 175 5.7%
 Master's degree 61 2.0%
 Professional school degree 34 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,367 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 187 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 352 18.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39117

ZIP Code 39117 is in the Scott County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39117.

Morton Elementary School
265 East Second Ave
Morton, MS 39117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scott County School District
Bettye Mae Jack Middle School
128 M.L. King Dr
Morton, MS 39117
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scott County School District
Morton High School
238 East Fourth Ave
Morton, MS 39117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scott County School District
Alpha & Omega Academy
1400 Highway 13 N
Morton, MS 39117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes