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ZIP Code 38849

Primary City:Guntown, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:33am)
Coordinates:34.5, -88.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38849. 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 38849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38849, 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:
Guntown, MS
Unacceptable:
Alma, Blair, Boggan Bend, Corrona, Ratliff

Stats and Demographics for the 38849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38849 is located in northeast 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 38849 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38849 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,702
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,278
Median Home Value $93,900
Land Area 70.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,091
Median Household Income $41,755

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5230225455
5-9238211449
10-14212225437
15-19213207420
20-24173163336
25-29186206392
30-34206204410
35-39211237448
40-44189175364
45-49215233448
50-54170182352
55-59171156327
60-64139168307
65-69103106209
70-747080150
75-79395291
80-84184260
85 Plus133447

Gender

 Male 2,796 49%
 Female 2,906 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,961 87.0%
 Black Or African American 613 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 23 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 34 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24315586
25-34259106365
35-44325102427
45-5435873431
55-6431666382
65-7421627243
75-8410119120
85 Plus31637

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,191 57%
 Single Guardian 387 19%
 Singles 453 22%
 Singles With Roommate 60 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,205 58%
 Households with Kids 886 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1494392
2603797
3454691
4374077
54753100
6514192
7454085
8463985
9493887
10443983
11445195
12484391
13394079
14375289
15433578
16454388
17514697
18414889
19333568
20422971

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38849 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38849 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38849 real estate data, the median home value of $93,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38849 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38849 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38849 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,702 100%
 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 1,046 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 591 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 454 20%
 Households Vacant 187 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 37 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 10%
 2 Bedroom 99 28%
 3+ Bedroom 223 62%
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 $41,755 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38849 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38849 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,824 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 843 19%
 No Earnings 1,766 40%
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 1,824 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 843 19%
 No Earnings 1,766 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,249 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 1%
 Worked at Home 128 5%
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 558 29%
 High School Graduate 904 47%
 Associate's degree 100 5%
 Bachelor's degree 192 10%
 Master's degree 94 5%
 Professional school degree 58 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 886 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 174 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38849

ZIP Code 38849 is in the Lee County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38849.

Guntown Middle School
1539 Main St
Guntown, MS 38849
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lee County School District

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