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ZIP Code 38843

Primary City:Fulton, MS (View All Cities)
County: Itawamba County
Timezone: Central (3:40pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -88.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38843. 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 38843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38843, 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:
Fulton, MS
Unacceptable:
Dorsey

Stats and Demographics for the 38843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38843 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 38843 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38843 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,467
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,877
Median Home Value $82,800
Land Area 197.31 sq mi
Water Area 5.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,238
Median Household Income $40,100

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5332315647
5-9338325663
10-14362353715
15-196056141,219
20-24439404843
25-29288302590
30-34311308619
35-39329386715
40-44331328659
45-49363358721
50-54360386746
55-59335364699
60-64299386685
65-69270321591
70-74231234465
75-79134213347
80-8497181278
85 Plus66199265

Gender

 Male 5,490 48%
 Female 5,977 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,100 88.1%
 Black Or African American 1,137 9.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 37 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 81 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 83 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2460128188
25-34317221538
35-44514178692
45-54629180809
55-64666140806
65-7457795672
75-8432471395
85 Plus10137138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,241 53%
 Single Guardian 728 17%
 Singles 1,107 26%
 Singles With Roommate 162 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,851 67%
 Households with Kids 1,387 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16159120
27351124
38576161
45772129
58463147
66478142
76458122
85660116
97066136
106787154
117059129
126866134
138171152
147670146
157887165
166776143
178090170
18156136292
19224225449
20152155307

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38843 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38843 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38843 real estate data, the median home value of $82,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38843 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38843 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,533 91.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 16 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 207 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 677 5.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,633 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,555 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,050 22%
 Households Vacant 639 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 48 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 283 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 2%
 1 Bedroom 59 6%
 2 Bedroom 348 34%
 3+ Bedroom 593 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 $40,100 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38843 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, 38843 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38843 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,202 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,934 21%
 No Earnings 4,188 45%
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 3,202 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,934 21%
 No Earnings 4,188 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,424 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 66 1%
 Worked at Home 73 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 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 866 24.9%
 High School Graduate 1,655 47.6%
 Associate's degree 355 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 332 9.5%
 Master's degree 148 4.3%
 Professional school degree 111 3.2%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,788 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 96 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 325 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38843

ZIP Code 38843 is in the Itawamba County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38843.

Itawamba County Alternative School
605 South Cummings St
Fulton, MS 38843
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Itawamba County School District
Dorsey Attendance Center
1 Dorsey School Rd
Fulton, MS 38843
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Itawamba County School District
Itawamba Attendance Center
488 Little Indian Rd
Fulton, MS 38843
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Itawamba County School District
Itawamba Career & Technical Center
200 Votech Rd
Fulton, MS 38843
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Itawamba County School District
Itawamba Agricultural High School
11900 Hwy 25 South
Fulton, MS 38843
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Itawamba County School District

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