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ZIP Code 38859

Primary City:New Site, MS (View All Cities)
County: Prentiss County
Timezone: Central (10:42pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.53, -88.38
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38859. 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 38859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38859, 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:
New Site, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38859 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 38859 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38859 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 749
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 400
Median Home Value $71,100
Land Area 42.75 sq mi
Water Area 2.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 299
Median Household Income $31,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5222244
5-9271946
10-14302858
15-19261339
20-24151934
25-29182745
30-34252550
35-39241741
40-44252045
45-49312859
50-54312859
55-59273158
60-64362662
65-69171128
70-74141327
75-7981220
80-845914
85 Plus91120

Gender

 Male 390 52%
 Female 359 48%
Gender

Race

 White 744 99.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24459
25-3427835
35-4444852
45-5452456
55-6465671
65-7429534
75-8423427
85 Plus13215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 185 62%
 Single Guardian 47 16%
 Singles 63 21%
 Singles With Roommate 4 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 191 64%
 Households with Kids 108 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1336
27714
36612
4235
511415
6224
7718
85510
9279
109514
117613
126511
136612
14268
15415
169413
17369
18617
19415
20224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38859 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38859 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 38859 real estate data, the median home value of $71,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38859. Rentals in 38859 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 749 100%
 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 128 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 129 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 42 11%
 Households Vacant 101 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 57%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 50%
 2 Bedroom 21 32%
 3+ Bedroom 12 18%
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 $31,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38859 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38859 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. In 38859 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 89 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 35%
 No Earnings 203 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 89 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 35%
 No Earnings 203 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 237 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 91 52%
 High School Graduate 44 25%
 Associate's degree 15 9%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 24 14%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 74 46%
 Enrolled in Private School 40 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38859

ZIP Code 38859 is in the Prentiss County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38859.

New Site High School
1020 Hwy 4 East
New Site, MS 38859
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prentiss County School District

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