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ZIP Code 38873

Primary City:Tishomingo, MS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:27am)
Coordinates:34.7, -88.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38873. 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 38873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38873, 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:
Tishomingo, MS
Unacceptable:
Mingo, Paden

Stats and Demographics for the 38873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38873 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 38873 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38873 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,719
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,327
Median Home Value $49,600
Land Area 84.27 sq mi
Water Area 4.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,111
Median Household Income $37,542

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56461125
5-98883171
10-148891179
15-1998104202
20-248678164
25-295768125
30-346180141
35-398793180
40-4493102195
45-49103111214
50-5411490204
55-597393166
60-6490106196
65-697972151
70-744773120
75-79255580
80-84234568
85 Plus191938

Gender

 Male 1,295 48%
 Female 1,424 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,427 89.3%
 Black Or African American 234 8.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491524
25-346849117
35-4414539184
45-5419847245
55-6419724221
65-7415023173
75-849320113
85 Plus31334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 595 54%
 Single Guardian 169 15%
 Singles 317 29%
 Singles With Roommate 30 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 766 69%
 Households with Kids 345 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131023
271017
3131225
4211334
5112637
6171532
7201939
8201030
9201333
10241741
11182341
12171734
13191938
14101525
15163652
16191635
17241640
18141428
19252247
20151934

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38873 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38873 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38873 real estate data, the median home value of $49,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38873 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38873 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,669 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 50 2%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 353 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 538 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 220 17%
 Households Vacant 216 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 28 16%
 2 Bedroom 93 52%
 3+ Bedroom 58 32%
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 $37,542 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38873 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, 38873 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. However, that is not the case in 38873. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 640 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 503 23%
 No Earnings 1,045 48%
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 640 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 503 23%
 No Earnings 1,045 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 892 99.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.2%
 Worked at Home 0 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 258 29.6%
 High School Graduate 441 50.6%
 Associate's degree 133 15.3%
 Bachelor's degree 11 1.3%
 Master's degree 23 2.6%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 393 94.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38873

ZIP Code 38873 is in the Tishomingo County Sp Mun School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38873.

Tishomingo County Alternative School
Hwy 25 North
Tishomingo, MS 38873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tishomingo County Sp Mun School District
Tishomingo Elementary
34 a Monroe St
Tishomingo, MS 38873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tishomingo County Sp Mun School District
Tish. County Career and Technical Cent
1421 Hwy 25 North
Tishomingo, MS 38873
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tishomingo County Sp Mun School District

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