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ZIP Code 39701

Primary City:Columbus, MS (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Columbus
County: Lowndes County
Timezone: Central (12:03am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -88.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39701. 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 39701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39701, 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:
Columbus, MS
Acceptable:
Columbus Afb
Unacceptable:
Fairlane, G T Airport, Golden Triangle Regional Air, Mccrary, New Hope

Stats and Demographics for the 39701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39701 is located in northeast 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 39701 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 39701 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,997
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,593
Median Home Value $87,200
Land Area 187.26 sq mi
Water Area 4.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,581
Median Household Income $21,043

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
Male5014584704895494883863373734014434313672711491406961
Female485439461667836484449394447438554492418278261189182140
Total9868979311,1561,385972835731820839997923785549410329251201

Gender

 Male 6,383 46%
 Female 7,614 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,861 27.6%
 Black Or African American 9,861 70.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 52 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 44 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 149 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19165302532649486346128
Renter29968558757444719911845
Total3188508891,1061,096685464173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,549 28%
 Single Guardian 1,863 33%
 Singles 1,905 34%
 Singles With Roommate 264 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,842 69%
 Households with Kids 1,739 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male911149610210110186888211690939972939194106105109
Female83901099382898982971027996998591103106162205204
Total174204205195183190175170179218169189198157184194200268310313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 39701 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 39701 real estate data, the median home value of $87,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39701 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,357 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 65 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 513 3.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,409 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,218 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,954 45%
 Households Vacant 1,012 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 380 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 90 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 402 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 95 3%
 1 Bedroom 528 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,456 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,011 33%
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 $21,043 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39701 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 39701 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 3,313 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,675 25%
 No Earnings 4,894 45%
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 3,313 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,675 25%
 No Earnings 4,894 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,427 89.1%
 Public transportation 30 0.6%
 Taxicab 28 0.6%
 Motorcycle 15 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 329 6.6%
 Worked at Home 140 2.8%
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 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 709 19%
 High School Graduate 1,976 53%
 Associate's degree 247 7%
 Bachelor's degree 518 14%
 Master's degree 127 3%
 Professional school degree 88 2%
 Doctorate degree 30 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,922 71.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 384 14.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 401 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39701

ZIP Code 39701 is in the Columbus Municipal School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39701.

Cmsd Alternative School
924 20th St North
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Columbus Municipal School District
Stokes Beard Elementary School
311 Martin Luther King Dr
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
Franklin Academy
501 North Third Ave
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
West Lowndes Middle School
1380 Motley Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
West Lowndes Elementary
1000 Gilmer Wilburn Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Ms School for Math and Science
5th Ave South and Mscw Dr
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ms School for Math and Sc School District
West Lowndes High School
644 South Frontage Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lowndes County School District

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