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ZIP Code 39305

Primary City:Meridian, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lauderdale County
Timezone: Central (8:03pm)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.5, -88.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39305

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39305. 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 39305. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39305, 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:
Meridian, MS
Unacceptable:
Mdn

Stats and Demographics for the 39305 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39305 is located in east Mississippi and covers a slightly higher 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 39305 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39305 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,431
Population Density 187 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,261
Median Home Value $151,000
Land Area 108.98 sq mi
Water Area 3.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,608
Median Household Income $49,664

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male732687709648516636613606554608645677615418316230216186
Female676672656615583687655652633718754762624539377387421408
Total1,4081,3591,3651,2631,0991,3231,2681,2581,1871,3261,3991,4391,239957693617637594

Gender

 Male 9,612 47%
 Female 10,819 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,673 71.8%
 Black Or African American 5,227 25.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.2%
 Asian 209 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 117 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 158 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner595889131,1911,307855617224
Renter262716472376313213270232
Total3211,3041,3851,5671,6201,068887456

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,211 49%
 Single Guardian 1,454 17%
 Singles 2,658 31%
 Singles With Roommate 285 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,923 69%
 Households with Kids 2,685 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1401451591341301371301591311391581261291571471361531199394
Female142118151139149123139133128126125121153131136126128109116101
Total282263310273279260269292259265283247282288283262281228209195

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39305 has a small 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 39305 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 39305 real estate data, the median home value of $151,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 39305. Rentals in 39305 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39305 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,096 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 19 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 163 0.8%
 Other Institutional 153 0.7%
 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 3,588 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,166 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,854 31%
 Households Vacant 653 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 27.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.1%
 For Sale Only 112 17.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 6.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 301 46.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 3%
 1 Bedroom 411 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,184 48%
 3+ Bedroom 818 33%
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 $49,664 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39305 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, 39305 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. More commuters in 39305 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,297 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,908 18%
 No Earnings 6,075 37%
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 7,297 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,908 18%
 No Earnings 6,075 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,832 95.5%
 Public transportation 22 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 228 2.5%
 Worked at Home 147 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 482 8%
 High School Graduate 3,090 49%
 Associate's degree 589 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,331 21%
 Master's degree 456 7%
 Professional school degree 265 4%
 Doctorate degree 96 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,893 67.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 937 22.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 435 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39305

ZIP Code 39305 is in the Lauderdale County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39305.

Northeast Lauderdale Middle School
7763 Hwy 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lauderdale County School District
Northeast Lauderdale Elementary
6750 Newell Rd
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lauderdale County School District
West Lauderdale Elementary School
10350 Hwy 495
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lauderdale County School District
Magnolia Middle School
1350 24th St
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Parkview Elementary School
1225 26th St
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Poplar Springs Elementary School
4101 27th Ave
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Northeast Lauderdale High School
702 Briarwood Rd
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lauderdale County School District
Meridian High School
2320 32nd St
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Ross Collins Vocational Center
2640 24th Ave
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Lamar School
544 Lindley Rd
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Children'S Education Connection
6301 Highway 39
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Christian School
6256 Highway 39 N
Meridian, MS 39305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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