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ZIP Code 39401

Primary City:Hattiesburg, MS (View All Cities)
County: Forrest County
Timezone: Central (10:04am)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.3, -89.3
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39401. 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 39401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39401, 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:
Hattiesburg, MS
Unacceptable:
Arnold Line, Barrontown, Batson, Bon Homme, Camp Shelby, Carterville, Dixie, Dixie Pine, Eatonville, Glendale, Hattiesburg South, Indian Springs, Lamar Park, Leeville, Lux, Macedonia, Maybank, Mccallum, Mclaurin, Meyers, Morriston, Oak Grove, Palmers Crossing, Rawls Springs, Runnelstown, Sunrise, University Of Southern Ms

Stats and Demographics for the 39401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39401 is located in south 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 39401 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,366
Population Density 226 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,942
Median Home Value $91,000
Land Area 191.88 sq mi
Water Area 2.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,387
Median Household Income $27,342

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7271,3461,3151,4463,0192,3351,5421,2341,0971,1681,1801,072814578383291207167
Female1,6661,2861,2651,6303,3202,2331,4921,2341,1371,3021,3051,084996711509462411402
Total3,3932,6322,5803,0766,3394,5683,0342,4682,2342,4702,4852,1561,8101,289892753618569

Gender

 Male 20,921 48%
 Female 22,445 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,115 41.8%
 Black Or African American 23,063 53.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 118 0.3%
 Asian 321 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 1,116 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 606 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1568531,2051,6031,6651,073757268
Renter2,4843,1941,4811,23479636418668
Total2,6404,0472,6862,8372,4611,437943336

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,804 28%
 Single Guardian 4,761 27%
 Singles 5,704 33%
 Singles With Roommate 2,118 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,014 69%
 Households with Kids 5,373 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male370347390294273253278274268282260252274247249256254313374528
Female372355324275307247240230262272238252236267264289259348470695
Total7427027145695805005185045305544985045105145135455136618441,223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39401 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 39401 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 39401 real estate data, the median home value of $91,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,854 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 338 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 26 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 377 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 612 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 159 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,405 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,175 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,807 49%
 Households Vacant 2,555 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,197 46.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 1.6%
 For Sale Only 221 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 205 8.0%
 For Migrant Workers 6 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 838 32.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 459 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,860 19%
 2 Bedroom 3,894 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3,469 36%
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 $27,342 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39401 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 39401 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 11,933 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,824 31%
 No Earnings 12,190 35%
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 11,933 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,824 31%
 No Earnings 12,190 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,196 88.9%
 Public transportation 183 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,578 8.2%
 Worked at Home 365 1.9%
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 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 2,613 21%
 High School Graduate 6,281 50%
 Associate's degree 721 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,651 13%
 Master's degree 670 5%
 Professional school degree 287 2%
 Doctorate degree 217 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,673 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 551 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 627 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39401

ZIP Code 39401 is in the Hattiesburg Public School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39401.

Mary Bethune Alternative
610 Dumas Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
Dixie Attendance Center
790 Elks Lake Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forrest County School District
North Forrest Attendance Center
702 Eatonville Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forrest County School District
Earl Travillion Attendance Center
316 Travillion Dr
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forrest County School District
Burney Elementary School
901 Ida Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
Grace Christian Elementary School
2207 West 7th St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
Woodley Elementary School
2006 O Ferrell St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
Hawkins Elementary School
526 Forrest St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
Rowan Elementary School
500 Martin Luther King Dr
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
North Forrest High School
693 Eatonville Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forrest County School District
Hattiesburg High School
301 Hutchinson Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
N R Burger Middle School
174 Wsf Tatum Dr
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Hattiesburg Public School District
Sacred Heart Catholic School
608 Southern Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Central Baptist School
35 P D Freeman Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Alpha Christian School
1101 N Main St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Word of Faith Christian Academy
2105 Country Club Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Childrens House
323 S 23rd Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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