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ZIP Code 39501

Primary City:Gulfport, MS (View All Cities)
County: Harrison County
Timezone: Central (6:23pm)
Area code: 228 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.39, -89.07
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39501. 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 39501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39501, 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:
Gulfport, MS
Unacceptable:
Gpt, Us Nav Const Batt

Stats and Demographics for the 39501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39501 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 39501 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 39501 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,987
Population Density 1,607 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,493
Median Home Value $90,500
Land Area 13.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,334
Median Household Income $25,435

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male97478871791398278063863658166276764549035527618912192
Female993775723788969877731684616697804701554418339273212227
Total1,9671,5631,4401,7011,9511,6571,3691,3201,1971,3591,5711,3461,044773615462333319

Gender

 Male 10,606 48%
 Female 11,381 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,958 36.2%
 Black Or African American 12,627 57.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.4%
 Asian 250 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.2%
 Other Race 450 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 580 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner56262453848890690415148
Renter6151,20489480759928513038
Total6711,4661,3471,6551,489975545186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,246 27%
 Single Guardian 2,871 34%
 Singles 2,631 32%
 Singles With Roommate 586 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,349 64%
 Households with Kids 2,985 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male205203203158158165174151140164129146147131139138167199270210
Female191220187187182153152142146152167134143127134156161144193196
Total396423390345340318326293286316296280290258273294328343463406

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39501 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 39501 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 39501 real estate data, the median home value of $90,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39501 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,978 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 278 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 546 2%
 Other Noninstitutional 185 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,101 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,661 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,572 44%
 Households Vacant 2,159 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,350 62.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 1.2%
 For Sale Only 151 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 91 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 503 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 96 2%
 1 Bedroom 623 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,660 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,134 47%
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 $25,435 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39501 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. Residents in ZIP code 39501 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 39501 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 5,587 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,961 30%
 No Earnings 5,803 35%
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 5,587 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,961 30%
 No Earnings 5,803 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,074 82.2%
 Public transportation 492 5.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 742 8.6%
 Worked at Home 287 3.3%
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 1,299 21.9%
 High School Graduate 3,525 59.4%
 Associate's degree 348 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 510 8.6%
 Master's degree 225 3.8%
 Professional school degree 17 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,639 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 279 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 665 14.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39501

ZIP Code 39501 is in the Harrison County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39501.

Harrison County Child Development Cen
30th St
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harrison County School District
Central Elementary
1043 Pass Rd
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gulfport School District
Gulfport Central Middle School
1310 42nd Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gulfport School District
Gaston Point Elementary School
1526 Mill Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gulfport School District
West Elementary School
4051 15th St
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gulfport School District
Twenty Eighth St Elementary
3136 46th Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gulfport School District
North Gulfport 7th Grade
4715 Illinois Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District
North Gulfport 8th Grade
4715 Illinois Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District

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