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ZIP Code 38639

Post Office City:Jonestown, MS (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Coahoma County
Timezone: Central (6:01pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.4, -90.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38639

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 38639. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 38639 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Jonestown, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38639 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38639 is located in northwest 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 38639 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 extremely 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 38639 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,257
Population Density 182 people per sq mi
Housing Units 445
Median Home Value $34,600
Land Area 6.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 399
Median Household Income $19,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 29

Under 55358111
85 Plus6915


 Male 570 45%
 Female 687 55%


 White 20 1.6%
 Black Or African American 1,232 98.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus11112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 92 23%
 Single Guardian 199 50%
 Singles 93 23%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 211 53%
 Households with Kids 188 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38639 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38639 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 38639 real estate data, the median home value of $34,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38639 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38639 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38639 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Jonestown, MS home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,257 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 91 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 146 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 162 36%
 Households Vacant 46 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 31%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 36 26%
 3+ Bedroom 60 43%
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 $19,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38639 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38639 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. Most commuters in 38639 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 230 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 22%
 No Earnings 456 52%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 230 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 22%
 No Earnings 456 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 344 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 6 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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 202 32%
 High School Graduate 297 47%
 Associate's degree 95 15%
 Bachelor's degree 37 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 326 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38639

ZIP Code 38639 is in the Coahoma County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38639.

Jonestown Elementary School
330 Matagorda Road
Jonestown, MS 38639
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Coahoma County School District

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