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ZIP Code 38603

Primary City:Ashland, MS (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: Central (9:29pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.8, -89.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38603. 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 38603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38603, 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:
Ashland, MS
Acceptable:
Canaan
Unacceptable:
Cannon, Snow Lake Shores

Stats and Demographics for the 38603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38603 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 38603 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,894
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,546
Median Home Value $86,200
Land Area 130.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,185
Median Household Income $34,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59188179
5-99876174
10-147489163
15-198383166
20-247074144
25-298486170
30-347191162
35-397968147
40-4497104201
45-4911898216
50-54112106218
55-5997101198
60-64106108214
65-698486170
70-746674140
75-79405797
80-84314475
85 Plus194160

Gender

 Male 1,420 49%
 Female 1,474 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,122 73.3%
 Black Or African American 701 24.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 32 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24161430
25-349142133
35-4414340183
45-5419250242
55-6420636242
65-7417722199
75-8410710117
85 Plus39039

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 552 47%
 Single Guardian 222 19%
 Singles 365 31%
 Singles With Roommate 46 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 851 72%
 Households with Kids 334 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1172037
2251843
3161228
4171734
5131326
6201232
7181432
8182139
9291645
10142034
11172239
12131730
13161632
14141428
15141428
16112637
17231841
18171431
19181129
20101323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38603 has a slightly higher 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 38603 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 38603 real estate data, the median home value of $86,200 is low 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 38603. Rentals in 38603 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,816 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 69 2.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 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 497 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 474 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 214 14%
 Households Vacant 361 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 5.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 35 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 197 54.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 31%
 1 Bedroom 4 3%
 2 Bedroom 26 19%
 3+ Bedroom 65 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 $34,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38603 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. Most commuters in 38603 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 777 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 387 16%
 No Earnings 1,329 53%
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 777 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 387 16%
 No Earnings 1,329 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 878 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 6%
 Worked at Home 33 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. 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 310 29%
 High School Graduate 524 49%
 Associate's degree 87 8%
 Bachelor's degree 54 5%
 Master's degree 22 2%
 Professional school degree 25 2%
 Doctorate degree 41 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 437 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 64 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38603

ZIP Code 38603 is in the Benton County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38603.

Ashland High School
101 School St
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Benton County School District
Ashland Elementary School
768 Lamar Rd
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton County School District
Ashland Middle School
123 School St
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Benton County School District
Benton County Regional Vocational Cen
25 Industrial Dr
Ashland, MS 38603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benton County School District

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