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ZIP Code 39705

Primary City:Columbus, MS (View All Cities)
County: Lowndes County
Timezone: Central (2:34pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.6, -88.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39705. 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 39705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39705, 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 39705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39705 is located in northeast Mississippi and covers a slightly less 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 39705 are primarily white. 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 a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39705 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,667
Population Density 205 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,743
Median Home Value $157,800
Land Area 66.69 sq mi
Water Area 3.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,761
Median Household Income $47,457

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4734213934257766534213773844334714364092921921449246
Female482397413382583557407355427487503466414285229194141107
Total9558188068071,3591,210828732811920974902823577421338233153

Gender

 Male 6,838 50%
 Female 6,829 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,381 68.6%
 Black Or African American 3,531 25.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 245 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.2%
 Other Race 221 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 239 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3831247175382453034083
Renter622741391300204745523
Total6601,0538621,0531,028604395106

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,937 51%
 Single Guardian 861 15%
 Singles 1,650 29%
 Singles With Roommate 313 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,037 70%
 Households with Kids 1,724 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1058310283949380738192766871868894808578105
Female941241007793697877809266879177767973738184
Total199207202160187162158150161184142155162163164173153158159189

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39705 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39705 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 39705 real estate data, the median home value of $157,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 39705. Rentals in 39705 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,596 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 0.4%
 Other Institutional 14 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,159 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,192 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,410 36%
 Households Vacant 982 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 387 39.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.6%
 For Sale Only 117 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 5.2%
 For Migrant Workers 11 1.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 394 40.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 2%
 1 Bedroom 126 5%
 2 Bedroom 937 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,225 52%
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 $47,457 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39705 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, 39705 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. More commuters in 39705 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 4,865 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,425 21%
 No Earnings 4,063 36%
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 4,865 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,425 21%
 No Earnings 4,063 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,280 97.8%
 Public transportation 12 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 1.5%
 Worked at Home 15 0.2%
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 595 14%
 High School Graduate 1,840 43%
 Associate's degree 362 8%
 Bachelor's degree 959 22%
 Master's degree 330 8%
 Professional school degree 154 4%
 Doctorate degree 42 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,849 65.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 651 23.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 308 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39705

ZIP Code 39705 is in the Columbus Municipal School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39705.

Cook Elementary School
2217 North Seventh St
Columbus, MS 39705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
Columbus Middle School
175 Hwy 373
Columbus, MS 39705
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus Municipal School District
Heritage Academy
625 Magnolia Ln
Columbus, MS 39705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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