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ZIP Code 38957

Post Office City:Sumner, MS (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Tallahatchie County
Timezone: Central (12:43am)
Area code: 662 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.97, -90.37
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38957

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Primary/preferred city:
Sumner, MS

Stats and Demographics for the 38957 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38957 is located in northern 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 38957 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38957 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Sumner, MS households.

Population 734
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 340
Median Home Value $43,700
Land Area 21.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 291
Median Household Income $21,935

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5214162
5-9301848
10-14122234
15-19223557
20-24152439
25-29221840
30-34102232
35-39171835
40-44192443
45-49242751
50-54273360
55-59202545
60-64223254
65-69152237
70-74192342
75-79101121
80-8471219
85 Plus51015

Gender

 Male 317 43%
 Female 417 57%
Gender

Race

 White 301 41.0%
 Black Or African American 426 58.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24235
25-3491120
35-44261339
45-54452368
55-64352560
65-74351954
75-84211031
85 Plus7714

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 98 34%
 Single Guardian 92 32%
 Singles 89 31%
 Singles With Roommate 12 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 198 68%
 Households with Kids 93 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
131114
28816
36814
4268
5358
67512
78210
8617
96511
10459
11033
12358
13257
14347
15279
167613
174711
184913
195611
206814

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38957 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38957 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 38957 real estate data, the median home value of $43,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38957 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38957 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38957 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 734 100%
 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 65 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 111 33%
 Households Vacant 49 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 22%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 39 61%
 3+ Bedroom 11 17%
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 $21,935 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38957 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. 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 38957 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 150 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 109 21%
 No Earnings 256 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 150 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 109 21%
 No Earnings 256 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 205 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 4 2%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 113 30.5%
 High School Graduate 142 38.4%
 Associate's degree 74 20.0%
 Bachelor's degree 21 5.7%
 Master's degree 15 4.1%
 Professional school degree 3 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 69 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 27%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38957

ZIP Code 38957 is in the West Tallahatchie School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38957.

North Delta Alternative School
300 Jenning St
Sumner, MS 38957
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: West Tallahatchie School District
R H Bearden Elementary School
1090 Friendship Rd
Sumner, MS 38957
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Tallahatchie School District

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