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ZIP Code 39479

Primary City:Seminary, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (11:28am)
Coordinates:31.5, -89.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39479. 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 39479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39479, 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:
Seminary, MS
Unacceptable:
Eminence, Gandsi, Sanford

Stats and Demographics for the 39479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39479 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 39479 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39479 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,796
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,545
Median Home Value $79,600
Land Area 126.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,234
Median Household Income $41,793

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male208237197219159191171192202202204184175133105624821
Female208179205187183206161167202183233178157127107927140
Total41641640240634239733235940438543736233226021215411961

Gender

 Male 2,910 50%
 Female 2,886 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,337 92.1%
 Black Or African American 351 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5926434642237026719246
Renter266456403422224
Total8532840246240428921450

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,260 56%
 Single Guardian 382 17%
 Singles 523 23%
 Singles With Roommate 69 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,411 63%
 Households with Kids 823 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5142344750474641533648324734563548413934
Female4643424333423242304334434342353748373039
Total9785769083897883837982759076917296786973

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39479 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39479 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 39479 real estate data, the median home value of $79,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39479 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39479 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,796 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 957 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,009 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 268 11%
 Households Vacant 311 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 7.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 24 7.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 14.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 213 68.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 0 0.0%
 2 Bedroom 79 28.1%
 3+ Bedroom 201 71.5%
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 $41,793 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39479 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, 39479 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. In 39479 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,221 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 917 22%
 No Earnings 2,112 50%
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 1,221 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 917 22%
 No Earnings 2,112 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,777 99.3%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 0.3%
 Worked at Home 2 0.1%
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 454 27%
 High School Graduate 834 49%
 Associate's degree 176 10%
 Bachelor's degree 153 9%
 Master's degree 21 1%
 Professional school degree 68 4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 815 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 77 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 124 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39479

ZIP Code 39479 is in the Covington County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39479.

Seminary High School
200 Main St
Seminary, MS 39479
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Covington County School District
Seminary Elementary School
200 Main St
Seminary, MS 39479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Covington County School District
Seminary Middle School
200 Main St
Seminary, MS 39479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Covington County School District
Seminary Baptist Church Kindergarten
300 W Main St
Seminary, MS 39479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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