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ZIP Code 38762

Primary City:Mound Bayou, MS (View All Cities)
County: Bolivar County
Timezone: Central (10:51am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.89, -90.74
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38762

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38762. 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 38762. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38762, 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:
Mound Bayou, MS
Unacceptable:
Mnd Bayou

Stats and Demographics for the 38762 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38762 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 38762 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 38762 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,294
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 980
Median Home Value $62,100
Land Area 67.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 874
Median Household Income $28,077

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58498182
5-98564149
10-148995184
15-198689175
20-248894182
25-298179160
30-345461115
35-394577122
40-445373126
45-497577152
50-546592157
55-597682158
60-6465107172
65-69354378
70-74223860
75-79162945
80-8463036
85 Plus93241

Gender

 Male 1,034 45%
 Female 1,260 55%
Gender

Race

 White 38 1.7%
 Black Or African American 2,254 98.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2442630
25-342285107
35-446868136
45-549492186
55-6415364217
65-74643397
75-8462870
85 Plus27431

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 193 22%
 Single Guardian 372 43%
 Singles 280 32%
 Singles With Roommate 29 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 556 64%
 Households with Kids 318 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1182139
2192847
3242044
4111223
5151429
6221436
716824
8151530
9171330
10141832
1124933
12152338
13172441
14192140
15192342
16181634
17152035
18171633
19171431
20202545

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38762 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38762 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 38762 real estate data, the median home value of $62,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38762 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38762 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38762 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,294 100%
 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 236 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 258 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 380 39%
 Households Vacant 106 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 13 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 8%
 1 Bedroom 39 11%
 2 Bedroom 82 23%
 3+ Bedroom 207 58%
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 $28,077 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38762 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 38762 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 555 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 338 19%
 No Earnings 886 50%
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 555 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 338 19%
 No Earnings 886 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 714 89%
 Public transportation 11 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 7%
 Worked at Home 20 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 175 30%
 High School Graduate 288 49%
 Associate's degree 18 3%
 Bachelor's degree 76 13%
 Master's degree 31 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 5 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 621 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38762

ZIP Code 38762 is in the Mound Bayou Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38762.

John F Kennedy Memorial High School
204 Edwards St
Mound Bayou, MS 38762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mound Bayou Public School District
I T Montgomery Elementary School
202 Martin L. King Dr
Mound Bayou, MS 38762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mound Bayou Public School District

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