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38720 Zip Code (Alligator, MS) Detailed Profile




City: Alligator, MS (2.00%)
Counties: Coahoma County, MS (63.29%), Bolivar County, MS (36.71%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 679
Zip code population in 2010: 597
Zip code population in 2000: 430

Houses and condos: 347
Renter-occupied apartments: 86
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 38720: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 49.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38720
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($430)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($1,009)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $517 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $358 (0.6%)

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Males: 322  (47.5%)
Females: 356  (52.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 38720:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38720:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

Zip code 38720 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38720 (2019)
    • 34257.3%White
    • 24641.2%Black
    • 50.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $65,018
38720:

$65,018
Mississippi:

$128,200



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 38720 zip code as of October 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38720 is 296 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.3 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38720, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,357 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,357
State:

$46,197

Salary/wage: $29,442 (reported on 90.5% of returns)
Here:

$29,442
State:

$38,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.2% for AGIs below $25k, 84.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 213.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $300 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$300
Mississippi:

$1,482

Profit/loss from business: +$8,833 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$8,833
State:

+$10,220

Earned income credit: $3,350 (reported on 47.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,350
State:

$2,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 76.2%
Here:

76%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 150.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38720, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,834 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,834
State:

$36,110

Salary/wage: $22,649 (reported on 88.2% of returns)
Here:

$22,649
State:

$31,757
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 114.4% for AGIs below $10k, 88.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $970 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$970
Mississippi:

$1,649

Taxable dividends: $400 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
Here:

$400
State:

$3,089

Profit/loss from business: +$5,440 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,440
State:

+$8,818

Total itemized deductions: $13,800 (21% of AGI, reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$13,800
State:

$17,896

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

22.5% of AGI

Total tax: $3,446 (reported on 52.8% of returns)
38720:

$3,446
State:

$5,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,388 (reported on 50.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,388
State:

$2,107

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 82.1%
Here:

82%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 80.8% for AGIs below $10k, 87.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$38,640
Mississippi:

$45,792
Alligator, MS (38720) map Nearest zip codes: 38767, 38740, 38774, 38614, 72367, 38746.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.4%
Mississippi:

46.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.3%
Mississippi:

43.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 39
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 258


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 13 (0 now married, 13 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 187 (94 now married, 91 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38720 with a mortgage: 64 (3 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 150

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $857
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

34.8%
Whole state:

19.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

20.0%
Whole state:

11.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 38720: Robinsonville Landing (A), Desoto Landing (B), Coahoma County Volunteer Fire Department Rena Lara (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 38720 include: Peters Rock Church (A), Jerusalem Church (B), Strangers Home Church (C), Travel Rest Church (D), Locust Grove Church (E), Macedonia Church (F), Mount Hope Church (G), New Ashley Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: New Ashley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Howden Lake (A), Island Lake (B), Little Eddy Lake (C), Big Eddy Lake (D), Alligator Lake (E), Long Lake (F), Swan Lake (G), Clear Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alligator Bayou (A), McNeil Slough (B), Jones Bayou (C), Hushpuckena Creek (D), Yellow Bayou (E), Wilkes Bayou (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 762000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 501980 to 1989
  • 361970 to 1979
  • 271960 to 1969
  • 421950 to 1959
  • 141940 to 1949
  • 361939 or earlier

Zip code 38720 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alligator, MS (38720)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alligator, MS (38720)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 1043 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alligator, MS (38720)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alligator, MS (38720)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 602 bedrooms
  • 233 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Alligator, MS (38720) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alligator, MS (38720) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 701 vehicle
  • 822 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Alligator, MS (38720) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alligator, MS (38720) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 11no vehicle
  • 691 vehicle
  • 52 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 38720 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 38720 household income distribution in 2019
  • 75Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$45,000 to $49,999
  • 39$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $74,999
  • 27$75,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 38720

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 38720
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 22$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 38720

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 38720
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 41$250 to $299
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 10No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $680.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $74,547
  • Black or African American householders: $26,898
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $288,200
  • Some other race householders: $130,650
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $130,650

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $65,018
38720:

$65,018
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,869 - $125,860

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $82,925
Here:

$82,925
State:

$183,101

Mobile homes: $88,249
Here:

$88,249
State:

$62,798
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 38720

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 190
  • 3 or 4: 20
  • Mobile homes: 133
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38720

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38720
  • 79.2%244Drove a car alone
  • 5.5%17Carpooled
  • 15.9%49Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38720

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38720
  • 4Less than 5 minutes
  • 205 to 9 minutes
  • 8310 to 14 minutes
  • 5315 to 19 minutes
  • 6320 to 24 minutes
  • 1625 to 29 minutes
  • 2730 to 34 minutes
  • 835 to 39 minutes
  • 1040 to 44 minutes
  • 245 to 59 minutes
  • 1760 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 57.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 679
  • Male householders: 189 (68 living alone), Female householders: 109 (24 living alone)
  • 146 spouses (146 opposite-sex spouses), 16 unmarried partners, (16 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 171 children (155 natural, 0 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 16 non-relatives

Size of family households: 119 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 90 1-person, 10 2-persons, 6 3-persons

48 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (28 men).

99.5% of residents of 38720 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

2.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 38720
  • 22%English
  • 15%Irish
  • 3%American
  • 3%European
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%French
  • 1%German

Zip code 38720 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALLIGATOR POTW (SOUTH OF TOWN in ALLIGATOR, MS)
    STATE MASTER (Mississippi compliance, permits, activity tracking ) - ENSITE-MS0042196, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BOLIVAR COUNTY, TOWN OF ALLIGATOR

Zip code 38720 marital status for males
Zip code 38720 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 36.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 969.

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

  • This state: 539
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 41
  • South: 93

64% of the 38720 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

94% of the 38720 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Alligator, MS (38720)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

20.4%
Mississippi:

11.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

13.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

10.9%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 49,974Production occupations
  • 35,713Office and administrative support occupations
  • 17,354Personal care and service occupations
  • 15,163Sales and related occupations
  • 4,550Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 2,626Construction and extraction occupations

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

  • Construction: Land Subdivision (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 38720 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie1368.8 years
John970.6 years
James968.7 years
Mary672.3 years
William574.4 years
Robert574.8 years
Walter481.5 years
Jessie477.4 years
Joe471.0 years
Clarence472.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 38720 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1170.6 years
Johnson862.0 years
Brown677.9 years
Butler667.6 years
Champion475.5 years
Fava488.8 years
Scott469.3 years
Hall370.3 years
Harris381.3 years
Evans378.3 years
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