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ZIP Code 39702

Primary City:Columbus, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lowndes County
Timezone: Central (2:58am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -88.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39702

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39702. 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 39702. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39702, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 39702 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39702 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 39702 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39702 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,883
Population Density 227 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,415
Median Home Value $106,900
Land Area 101.01 sq mi
Water Area 2.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,673
Median Household Income $36,598

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male810849921870623645610613727751796647544385295224167120
Female824771859916713782709792810913872713641482408359315407
Total1,6341,6201,7801,7861,3361,4271,3191,4051,5371,6641,6681,3601,185867703583482527

Gender

 Male 10,597 46%
 Female 12,286 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,590 55.0%
 Black Or African American 9,956 43.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 63 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 50 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 183 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner845991,0911,5381,244850569117
Renter225651545375276186168155
Total3091,2501,6361,9131,5201,036737272

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,123 48%
 Single Guardian 2,130 25%
 Singles 2,205 25%
 Singles With Roommate 215 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,284 61%
 Households with Kids 3,389 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male165169193157154156190181168187187181197169179180172185154138
Female160163175173138163159151160175178157182167173211186194152129
Total325332368330292319349332328362365338379336352391358379306267

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39702 has a small 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 39702 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 39702 real estate data, the median home value of $106,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 39702. Rentals in 39702 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39702 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,276 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 225 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 354 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,184 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,908 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,581 27%
 Households Vacant 742 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 28.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.5%
 For Sale Only 142 19.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 10.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 289 38.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 135 5%
 1 Bedroom 307 11%
 2 Bedroom 693 25%
 3+ Bedroom 1,601 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 $36,598 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39702 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 39702 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,567 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,097 24%
 No Earnings 6,319 37%
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 6,567 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,097 24%
 No Earnings 6,319 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,779 96.1%
 Public transportation 26 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 110 1.2%
 Worked at Home 197 2.2%
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 1,131 16.6%
 High School Graduate 4,307 63.2%
 Associate's degree 442 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 677 9.9%
 Master's degree 211 3.1%
 Professional school degree 41 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,115 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 481 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 298 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39702

ZIP Code 39702 is in the Columbus Municipal School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39702.

Fairview Elementary School
225 Airline Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
Sale Elementary School
520 Warpath Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
New Hope Elementary School
199 Enlow Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
New Hope Middle School
462 Center Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Columbus High School
215 Hemlock St
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
Mckellar Vocational Center
810 North Browder St
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
New Hope High School
3419 New Hope Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lowndes County School District
Annunciation Catholic School
223 N Browder St
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Christian Academy
100 Victory Loop
Columbus, MS 39702
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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