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ZIP Code 39478

Primary City:Sandy Hook, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:28am)
Coordinates:31.1, -89.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39478. 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 39478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39478, 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:
Sandy Hook, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 39478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39478 is located in south 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 39478 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39478 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,201
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 973
Median Home Value $58,400
Land Area 73.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 839
Median Household Income $36,964

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male86747489527565696680747069593521138
Female668070756754766081818474705351402218
Total15215414416411912914112914716115814413911286613526

Gender

 Male 1,079 49%
 Female 1,122 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,445 65.7%
 Black Or African American 711 32.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14821131451571236716
Renter7302323201153
Total211121361681771347219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 442 53%
 Single Guardian 171 20%
 Singles 195 23%
 Singles With Roommate 31 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 531 63%
 Households with Kids 308 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151522151915161014181711199252117161016
Female12101512181515171561719131519111716129
Total2725372737303127292434303224443234322225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39478 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39478 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 39478 real estate data, the median home value of $58,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39478 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39478 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,199 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 306 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 411 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 122 13%
 Households Vacant 134 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 3 2.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 31.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 52.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 98 51%
 3+ Bedroom 93 49%
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 $36,964 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39478 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, 39478 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 39478. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 575 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 338 22%
 No Earnings 632 41%
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 575 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 338 22%
 No Earnings 632 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 721 96%
 Public transportation 14 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 2%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 182 32%
 High School Graduate 292 51%
 Associate's degree 17 3%
 Bachelor's degree 48 8%
 Master's degree 25 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 7 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 296 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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