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ZIP Code 38878

Primary City:Vardaman, MS (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Central (5:59am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.9, -89.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38878

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38878. 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 38878. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38878, 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:
Vardaman, MS
Unacceptable:
Elsie, Hollis, Loyd, Reid, Varden, Wardwell

Stats and Demographics for the 38878 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38878 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 38878 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38878 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,864
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,158
Median Home Value $53,900
Land Area 81.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,035
Median Household Income $28,576

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 512890218
5-9120121241
10-14114103217
15-1999116215
20-249593188
25-299986185
30-348786173
35-399698194
40-44105100205
45-499083173
50-548786173
55-598783170
60-647371144
65-696662128
70-744555100
75-79323769
80-84121931
85 Plus103040

Gender

 Male 1,445 50%
 Female 1,419 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,865 65.1%
 Black Or African American 585 20.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 374 13.1%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2492332
25-347672148
35-4414972221
45-5413354187
55-6414744191
65-7412221143
75-84631376
85 Plus34337

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 534 52%
 Single Guardian 214 21%
 Singles 252 24%
 Singles With Roommate 35 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 629 61%
 Households with Kids 406 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1192241
2261238
3261945
4301545
5192342
6212142
7262753
8332053
9213051
10242044
11261844
12262450
13152035
14232144
15183351
16182543
17251540
18162945
19221436
20232750

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38878 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38878 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38878 real estate data, the median home value of $53,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38878 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38878 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38878 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,832 99%
 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 32 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 362 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 371 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 302 26%
 Households Vacant 123 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 22%
 For Migrant Workers 13 11%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 4%
 2 Bedroom 108 35%
 3+ Bedroom 187 61%
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 $28,576 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38878 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38878 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. More commuters in 38878 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 753 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 552 26%
 No Earnings 853 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 753 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 552 26%
 No Earnings 853 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,085 97.6%
 Public transportation 6 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 1.8%
 Worked at Home 1 0.1%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 345 41%
 High School Graduate 399 47%
 Associate's degree 32 4%
 Bachelor's degree 62 7%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 518 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38878

ZIP Code 38878 is in the Calhoun County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38878.

Vardaman Elementary School
114 W.b. Gregg
Vardaman, MS 38878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calhoun County School District
Vardaman High School
106 W.b. Gregg
Vardaman, MS 38878
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Calhoun County School District

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