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ZIP Code 39443

Primary City:Laurel, MS (View All Cities)
County: Jones County
Timezone: Central (9:09pm)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.7, -89.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39443

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39443. 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 39443. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39443, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 39443 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39443 is located in southeast 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 39443 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39443 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,939
Population Density 83 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,398
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 263.38 sq mi
Water Area 3.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,492
Median Household Income $43,546

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male79079979275365261862265173769581672169153541128215088
Female685733720705578693638676684778891794705577468396226189
Total1,4751,5321,5121,4581,2301,3111,2601,3271,4211,4731,7071,5151,3961,112879678376277

Gender

 Male 10,803 49%
 Female 11,136 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,472 84.2%
 Black Or African American 2,918 13.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.1%
 Asian 48 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 311 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 154 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1427521,1021,4551,4581,191667188
Renter1583783322512171087122
Total3001,1301,4341,7061,6751,299738210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,797 56%
 Single Guardian 1,529 18%
 Singles 1,920 23%
 Singles With Roommate 246 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,515 65%
 Households with Kids 2,977 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male160181149142147164148149191169128156178161166167129162129154
Female129130141155155126146149157165142127135151138153138141135119
Total289311290297302290294298348334270283313312304320267303264273

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39443 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39443 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 39443 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 39443. Rentals in 39443 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39443 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,927 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 7 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,372 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,583 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,537 16%
 Households Vacant 906 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 68 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 108 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 529 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 1%
 1 Bedroom 147 10%
 2 Bedroom 515 33%
 3+ Bedroom 860 56%
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 $43,546 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39443 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. 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 39443 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,036 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,632 21%
 No Earnings 6,615 38%
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 7,036 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,632 21%
 No Earnings 6,615 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,047 96.4%
 Public transportation 57 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 107 1.1%
 Worked at Home 173 1.8%
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 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 1,246 17.0%
 High School Graduate 4,139 56.6%
 Associate's degree 533 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 843 11.5%
 Master's degree 430 5.9%
 Professional school degree 77 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 46 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,576 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 494 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 567 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39443

ZIP Code 39443 is in the Jones County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39443.

Glade Elementary School
990 Hwy 15 South
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jones County School District
The Star Reach Center
663 Magnolia Rd
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jones County School District
East Jones Elementary School
108 Northeast Dr
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jones County School District
West Jones Elementary School
5652 Hwy 84 West
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jones County School District
North Jones Elementary School
650 Trace Rd
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jones County School District
Northeast Jones High School
68 Northeast Dr
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jones County School District
West Jones High School
254 Springhill Rd
Laurel, MS 39443
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jones County School District

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