Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 39503

Primary City:Gulfport, MS (View All Cities)
County: Harrison County
Timezone: Central (3:55pm)
Area code: 228 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.5, -89.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39503. 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 39503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39503, 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, Orange Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 39503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39503 is located in southeast 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 39503 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 39503 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,309
Population Density 375 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,776
Median Home Value $148,300
Land Area 120.69 sq mi
Water Area 4.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,469
Median Household Income $46,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9221,7411,5461,5501,5231,8401,7831,5871,5491,5951,5231,2821,097741574330214108
Female1,7891,6521,4681,4591,4801,8801,7371,5131,5051,6631,5961,4381,178854635428282247
Total3,7113,3933,0143,0093,0033,7203,5203,1003,0543,2583,1192,7202,2751,5951,209758496355

Gender

 Male 22,505 50%
 Female 22,804 50%
Gender

Race

 White 30,910 68.2%
 Black Or African American 10,983 24.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 195 0.4%
 Asian 962 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 65 0.1%
 Other Race 852 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,342 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2191,6902,1462,7152,4531,559708150
Renter6291,5701,02575444323314332
Total8483,2603,1713,4692,8961,792851182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,139 49%
 Single Guardian 3,829 23%
 Singles 3,488 21%
 Singles With Roommate 1,013 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,927 60%
 Households with Kids 6,542 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male379407370401390332331343345337314296289310313339302314282306
Female395353313374335354307328328302300283278305330273270311275285
Total774760683775725686638671673639614579567615643612572625557591

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39503 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 39503 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 39503 real estate data, the median home value of $148,300 is slightly less than average 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 39503. Rentals in 39503 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,249 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 896 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.2%
 Other Institutional 44 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,431 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,209 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,829 26%
 Households Vacant 2,307 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,118 48.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 0.9%
 For Sale Only 401 17.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 135 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 563 24.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 99 2%
 1 Bedroom 519 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,645 30%
 3+ Bedroom 3,199 59%
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 $46,853 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39503 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. More commuters in 39503 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 15,961 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,972 24%
 No Earnings 12,101 33%
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 15,961 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,972 24%
 No Earnings 12,101 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,066 94.2%
 Public transportation 57 0.3%
 Taxicab 19 0.1%
 Motorcycle 43 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 586 2.8%
 Worked at Home 525 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,144 14%
 High School Graduate 8,873 59%
 Associate's degree 1,196 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,805 12%
 Master's degree 600 4%
 Professional school degree 377 2%
 Doctorate degree 165 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,531 71.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,520 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,429 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39503

ZIP Code 39503 is in the Roger Amos Mcmurtry Adm School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39503.

Roger Amos Mcmurtry School
14426 James Bond Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Roger Amos Mcmurtry Adm School District
Bel Aire Elementary School
10531 Klein Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Harrison Central Elementary
15451 Dedeaux Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Lizana Elementary School
15341 Lizana School Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Lyman Elementary School
14222 Old Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Orange Grove Elementary
11391 Old Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Three Rivers Elementary
13500 Three Rivers Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Crossroads Elementary School
10453 Klein Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
Harrison Central High School
15600 School Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District
Harrison County Vocational Complex
15600 School Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District
Harrison County Alternative School
11072 Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District
West Harrison High School
10399 County Farm Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District
Temple Christian Academy
14190 Dedeaux Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christian Collegiate Academy
12200 Dedeaux Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes