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ZIP Code 39440

Primary City:Laurel, MS (View All Cities)
County: Jones County
Timezone: Central (6:32am)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.70, -89.15
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39440

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39440. 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 39440. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39440, 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:
Laurel, MS
Unacceptable:
Antioch, Calhoun, Cleo, Errata, Glade, Hoy, Lightsey, Limbert, Myrick, Pendorff, Pine Belt Reg, Pine Belt Regional Airport, Pineview, Powers, Shady Grove, Strengthford, Tuckers Crossing

Stats and Demographics for the 39440 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39440 is located in southeast Mississippi and covers a slightly less 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 39440 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39440 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,305
Population Density 1,079 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,983
Median Home Value $72,000
Land Area 19.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,803
Median Household Income $29,326

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,047815801758708852668611573582636533480313230225181125
Female957835759748811779688640603660705595543411381391342319
Total2,0041,6501,5601,5061,5191,6311,3561,2511,1761,2421,3411,1281,023724611616523444

Gender

 Male 10,138 48%
 Female 11,167 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,485 35.1%
 Black Or African American 12,102 56.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.2%
 Asian 195 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,217 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 262 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner49366568817892635599220
Renter41695474164740823319068
Total4651,3201,3091,4641,300868789288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,564 33%
 Single Guardian 2,503 32%
 Singles 2,333 30%
 Singles With Roommate 403 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,891 63%
 Households with Kids 2,912 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male196238219183179160141158177171142177155156141145143163166162
Female173180185228176166149169175170163156151119136154150160148156
Total369418404411355326290327352341305333306275277299293323314318

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39440 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39440 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 39440 real estate data, the median home value of $72,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 39440 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 39440 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,845 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 288 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 17 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 155 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,195 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,951 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,657 41%
 Households Vacant 1,180 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 471 39.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.3%
 For Sale Only 135 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 4.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 496 42.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 4%
 1 Bedroom 524 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,298 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,590 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 $29,326 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 39440 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 5,835 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,901 18%
 No Earnings 7,098 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 5,835 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,901 18%
 No Earnings 7,098 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,215 95.6%
 Public transportation 24 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 151 2.0%
 Worked at Home 160 2.1%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,624 27%
 High School Graduate 2,992 50%
 Associate's degree 374 6%
 Bachelor's degree 465 8%
 Master's degree 278 5%
 Professional school degree 171 3%
 Doctorate degree 58 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,336 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 346 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 506 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39440

ZIP Code 39440 is in the Jones County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39440.

Pine Belt Educational Center
923b Sawmill Rd
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jones County School District
Laurel Education Center
1100 West 12th St
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Laurel School District
Nora Davis Magnet School
1305 Martin Luther King Dr
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurel School District
Mason Elementary School
2726 Old Bay Springs Rd
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurel School District
Oak Park Elementary School
1205 Oak Park Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurel School District
Laurel Middle School
1600 Grandview Dr
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laurel School District
Maddox Elementary School
600 South 16th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurel School District
Ap Fatheree Career & Tech Ed Center
2409 Moose Dr
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jones County School District
Laurel High School
1100 West 12th St
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laurel School District
Laurel High School Vocational Complex
1100 West 11th St
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laurel School District
St Johns Day School
520 N 5th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Laurel Christian School
2601 Audubon Dr
Laurel, MS 39440
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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