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ZIP Code 38871

Primary City:Thaxton, MS (View All Cities)
County: Pontotoc County
Timezone: Central (2:27pm)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.33, -89.19
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38871. 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 38871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38871, 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:
Thaxton, MS
Unacceptable:
Hurricane

Stats and Demographics for the 38871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38871 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 38871 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38871 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,640
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 691
Median Home Value $75,700
Land Area 54.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 616
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 54959108
5-95563118
10-145845103
15-195858116
20-24345286
25-296954123
30-34484694
35-395348101
40-445256108
45-496058118
50-546858126
55-595156107
60-645747104
65-69354075
70-74323567
75-79172037
80-8491625
85 Plus111324

Gender

 Male 816 50%
 Female 824 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,494 91.1%
 Black Or African American 104 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414721
25-34702090
35-449215107
45-5411118129
55-6410811119
65-7478886
75-8442244
85 Plus17320

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 387 63%
 Single Guardian 76 12%
 Singles 135 22%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 388 63%
 Households with Kids 228 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
141216
2121224
381624
412921
5151227
691322
7131023
861723
9121123
107815
117714
1211718
13111122
14221234
15121527
16131225
17151126
1861016
19121022
2061117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38871 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38871 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 38871 real estate data, the median home value of $75,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38871 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38871 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,640 100%
 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 271 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 261 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 84 12%
 Households Vacant 75 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 9 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 23%
 3+ Bedroom 50 77%
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 $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38871 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 38871. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 612 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 288 19%
 No Earnings 579 39%
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 612 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 288 19%
 No Earnings 579 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 766 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 3%
 Worked at Home 33 4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 183 28.8%
 High School Graduate 354 55.7%
 Associate's degree 30 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 52 8.2%
 Master's degree 12 1.9%
 Professional school degree 2 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 377 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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