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ZIP Code 38720

Primary City:Alligator, MS (View All Cities)
County: Coahoma County
Timezone: Central (1:19am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.2, -90.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38720. 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 38720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38720, 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:
Alligator, MS
Unacceptable:
Hillhouse

Stats and Demographics for the 38720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38720 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 38720 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38720 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 597
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 312
Median Home Value $60,700
Land Area 49.30 sq mi
Water Area 2.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 242
Median Household Income $38,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5251944
5-9132033
10-14201434
15-19202343
20-24191736
25-29171936
30-34111223
35-39151732
40-44211940
45-49302252
50-54221335
55-59191837
60-64172441
65-69182341
70-74161127
75-7910919
80-845712
85 Plus6612

Gender

 Male 304 51%
 Female 293 49%
Gender

Race

 White 342 57.3%
 Black Or African American 246 41.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24459
25-34141327
35-44271340
45-54371350
55-64351045
65-7433942
75-8416622
85 Plus617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 106 44%
 Single Guardian 64 26%
 Singles 61 25%
 Singles With Roommate 11 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 164 68%
 Households with Kids 78 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16612
2538
3268
4819
5178
6325
7459
8437
9134
10415
11347
12426
135510
14426
15246
16459
174711
18639
19448
20527

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38720 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38720 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38720 real estate data, the median home value of $60,700 is low 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 38720. Rentals in 38720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 597 100%
 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 56 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 22%
 Households Vacant 70 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 6%
 2 Bedroom 24 37%
 3+ Bedroom 37 57%
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 $38,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38720 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, 38720 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 38720 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 136 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 91 18%
 No Earnings 272 55%
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 136 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 91 18%
 No Earnings 272 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 206 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 5%
 Worked at Home 2 1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 63 32%
 High School Graduate 121 61%
 Associate's degree 8 4%
 Bachelor's degree 8 4%
 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 60 36%
 Enrolled in Private School 103 61%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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