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38642 Zip Code (MS) Detailed Profile




Counties: Benton County, MS (58.01%), Marshall County, MS (41.99%)
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 2,494
Zip code population in 2010: 2,321
Zip code population in 2000: 2,508

Houses and condos: 1,012
Renter-occupied apartments: 68
% of renters here:

9%
State:

33%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 38642: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 83.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38642
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.1% ($936)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($909)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $999 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $340 (0.7%)

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Males: 1,252  (50.2%)
Females: 1,242  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 38642:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38642:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 38642 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38642

  • Zip code 38642 races chart
    • 887White population
    • 1,354Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 2Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 13Two or more races population
    • 64Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $83,132
38642:

$83,132
Mississippi:

$113,900



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 38642 zip code as of August 23, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38642 is 499 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.2 years
Mississippi median age:

37.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.2 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38642, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,516 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,516
State:

$46,197

Salary/wage: $29,509 (reported on 89.5% of returns)
Here:

$29,509
State:

$38,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.8% for AGIs below $25k, 92.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $444 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$444
Mississippi:

$1,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $300 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$300
State:

$5,401

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,467 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
Here:

+$2,467
State:

+$12,121

Profit/loss from business: +$4,495 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,495
State:

+$10,220
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $25k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,120 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
38642:

$8,120
Mississippi:

$13,665

Total itemized deductions: $19,168 (27% of AGI, reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,168
State:

$22,078

Here:

26.7% of AGI
State:

21.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 10.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,067 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$5,067
State:

$6,081
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,042 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
38642:

$4,042
State:

$5,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,638 (reported on 42.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,638
State:

$2,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 69.5%
Here:

70%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 40.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38642, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,653 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,653
State:

$36,110

Salary/wage: $26,627 (reported on 92.3% of returns)
Here:

$26,627
State:

$31,757
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.6% for AGIs below $10k, 90.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $714 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$714
Mississippi:

$1,649
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $350 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$350
State:

$3,089

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,032 (reported on 3.3% of returns)
Here:

+$2,032
State:

+$8,427

Profit/loss from business: +$4,038 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,038
State:

+$8,818
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, -1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,042 (27% of AGI, reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,042
State:

$17,896

Here:

27.1% of AGI
State:

22.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,549 (7% of AGI, reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,549
State:

$4,735

Here:

7.5% of AGI
State:

5.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,077 (reported on 54.4% of returns)
38642:

$3,077
State:

$5,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,029 (reported on 43.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,029
State:

$2,107

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 75.3%
Here:

75%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 69.3% for AGIs below $10k, 80.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$42,887
Mississippi:

$41,754
38642 map Nearest zip codes: 38647, 38057, 38046, 38603, 38635, 38066.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.9%
Mississippi:

49.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.1%
Mississippi:

4.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 96
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 689


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 8 (8 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 605 (232 now married, 373 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38642 with a mortgage: 383
Houses without a mortgage: 332

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,074
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

23.6%
Whole state:

20.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

15.3%
Whole state:

11.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable location: North Benton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 38642 include: Rice Chapel (A), Roberts Chapel (B), Samuels Chapel (C), Slayden Baptist Church (D), Sandhill Baptist Church (E), Clear Creek Church (F), Concord Church (G), Greenwood Church (H), Hebron Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Rice Chapel Cemetery (1), Clear Creek Cemetery (2), Samuel Chapel Cemetery (3), Old Lamar Cemetery (4), Robinson Cemetery (5), Early Grove Cemetery (6), Frnklin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Hardaway Pond (A), Mill Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 435Built 2000 to 2009
  • 56Built 1990 to 1999
  • 271Built 1980 to 1989
  • 143Built 1970 to 1979
  • 69Built 1960 to 1969
  • 0Built 1950 to 1959
  • 15Built 1940 to 1949
  • 0Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 38642 population

Zip code 38642 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 38642

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1442 bedrooms
  • 3793 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38642 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 38642

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 152 bedrooms
  • 243 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38642 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 38642 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1331 vehicle
  • 3112 vehicles
  • 1483 vehicles
  • 784 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38642 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 38642 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38642 population

  • Zip code 38642 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 38642 household income distribution in 2016
  • 139Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 93$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 66$40,000 to $44,999
  • 150$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $74,999
  • 104$75,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 38642

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 38642
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 91$60,000 to $69,999
  • 49$70,000 to $79,999
  • 86$80,000 to $89,999
  • 25$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19$125,000 to $149,999
  • 49$150,000 to $174,999
  • 32$175,000 to $199,999
  • 58$200,000 to $249,999
  • 44$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 38642

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 38642
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 31$550 to $599

Median gross rent in 2016: $564.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $87,042
  • Black or African American householders: $86,463

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $83,132
38642:

$83,132
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,472 - $166,407

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $127,757
Here:

$127,757
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $60,293
Here:

$60,293
State:

$57,614

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 614
  • Mobile homes: 391

Unemployment: 4.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38642

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38642
  • 80.7%749Drove a car alone
  • 7.3%68Carpooled
  • 12.6%117Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38642

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38642
  • 7310 to 14 minutes
  • 8915 to 19 minutes
  • 7420 to 24 minutes
  • 7825 to 29 minutes
  • 9140 to 44 minutes
  • 39045 to 59 minutes
  • 3460 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 36.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,495
  • In family households: 2,339 (269 male householders, 366 female householders)
    443 spouses, 927 children (835 natural, 10 adopted, 83 stepchildren), 188 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 23 other relatives, 43 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 150 (80 male householders (79 living alone)), 69 female householders (69 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 161 2-persons, 239 3-persons, 108 4-persons, 94 5-persons, 27 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 148 1-person

502 married couples with children.
39 single-parent households (39 women).

99.2% of residents of 38642 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

2.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 38642 (%)

  • 16%English
  • 9%American

Zip code 38642 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • VIKING HOUSING FUND LLC (1 COYOTE CREEK DRIVE in LAMAR, MS)
    STATE MASTER (Mississippi compliance, permits, activity tracking ) - ENSITE-MSU096133, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS; LAND SUBDIVIDERS AND DEVELOPERS, EXCEPT CEMETERIES
    Alternative names: BENTON COUNTY, VIKING HOUSING FUND UNITS
  • LEHMAN ROBERTS COMPANY, NUMBER 1 (HIGHWAY 72 in SLAYDEN, MS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: LEHMAN ROBERTS INC

Zip code 38642 marital status for males
Zip code 38642 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 44%Electricity
  • 41%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14%Utility gas
  • 2%Wood

Population in 1990: 2,761. Population change in the 1990s: -253 (-9.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,571
  • Midwest: 160
  • South: 750

68% of the 38642 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

88% of the 38642 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 96
Here:

29.1%
Mississippi:

12.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

10.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 41,863Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 30,813Production occupations
  • 27,170Office and administrative support occupations
  • 23,340Construction and extraction occupations
Note: State values scaled to 38642 population

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Investment Advice (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$124,42717$76,67566$107,8118$31,14815$66,18117$44,543
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$103,7750$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$145,1153$34,40318$120,1222$22,5250$04$46,473
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$178,7601$160,23014$176,8441$42,1900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,1500$01$45,0500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9501.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$118,0302$101,495
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$308,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$233,7802$341,550
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9501.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 38642 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1673.2 years
James1567.7 years
Mary1377.4 years
William1375.6 years
Willie1172.4 years
Robert1172.1 years
George1078.9 years
Annie776.6 years
Myrtle580.0 years
Clara473.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 38642 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2472.9 years
Allen1869.7 years
Skelton1577.3 years
Carpenter1067.9 years
Jeffries880.7 years
Hunsucker871.3 years
Thompson873.4 years
Gray765.7 years
Gatewood771.9 years
Campbell776.6 years

Businesses in zip code 38642

  • Baskin-Robbins: 1

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