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ZIP Code 39474

Primary City:Prentiss, MS (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Davis County
Timezone: Central (2:02am)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.6, -89.9
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39474

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39474. 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 39474. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39474, 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:
Prentiss, MS
Unacceptable:
Lucas, Mount Carmel, Terrell

Stats and Demographics for the 39474 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39474 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 39474 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39474 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,050
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,841
Median Home Value $83,300
Land Area 158.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,403
Median Household Income $25,592

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male200190216240184140155175180180215179179160119575135
Female19716120822018514917119019024225620022517113210210294
Total397351424460369289326365370422471379404331251159153129

Gender

 Male 2,855 47%
 Female 3,195 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,029 33.5%
 Black Or African American 3,937 65.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.5%
 Asian 7 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 35 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2517928540840733519979
Renter28981089371552310
Total5327739350147839022289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 929 39%
 Single Guardian 654 27%
 Singles 733 31%
 Singles With Roommate 87 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,623 68%
 Households with Kids 780 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3242583545353238404137444153625348443341
Female4749303129303532353541394944563649483150
Total79918866746567707576788390971188997926491

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39474 has a slightly less than average 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 39474 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 39474 real estate data, the median home value of $83,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 39474. Rentals in 39474 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39474 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,934 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 24 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 911 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,006 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 486 17%
 Households Vacant 438 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 80 18.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.4%
 For Sale Only 30 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 100 22.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 218 49.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 1%
 1 Bedroom 121 19%
 2 Bedroom 121 19%
 3+ Bedroom 389 61%
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 $25,592 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39474 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 39474 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 39474 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. However, that is not the case in 39474. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,387 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 919 19%
 No Earnings 2,432 51%
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 1,387 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 919 19%
 No Earnings 2,432 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,897 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 218 10%
 Worked at Home 19 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 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 543 31%
 High School Graduate 1,011 59%
 Associate's degree 51 3%
 Bachelor's degree 97 6%
 Master's degree 26 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 837 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 183 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39474

ZIP Code 39474 is in the Jefferson Davis County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39474.

Prentiss Senior High School
2429 Mississippi Ave
Prentiss, MS 39474
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson Davis County School District
Prentiss Christian School
1643 Amanda St
Prentiss, MS 39474
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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