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38761 Zip Code (Moorhead, MS) Detailed Profile



City: Moorhead, MS (2.43%)
Counties: Sunflower County, MS (78.10%), Leflore County, MS (21.90%)
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 2,417
Zip code population in 2010: 2,870
Zip code population in 2000: 3,167

Houses and condos: 851
Renter-occupied apartments: 347
% of renters here:

47%
State:

33%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 38761: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 50.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 47 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38761
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.2% ($764)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($909)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $895 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $713 (1.2%)

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Males: 1,152  (47.7%)
Females: 1,264  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 38761:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 29.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38761:

  • Never married: 55.1%
  • Now married: 24.0%
  • Separated: 7.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

Zip code 38761 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38761

  • Zip code 38761 races chart
    • 511White population
    • 2,313Black population
    • 8American Indian population
    • 5Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 6Two or more races population
    • 27Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 2,178
Rural population: 238

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $64,819
38761:

$64,819
Mississippi:

$113,900



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in 38761 zip code as of July 21, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 38761 to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

28.3 years
Mississippi median age:

37.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38761, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $27,565 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,565
State:

$46,197

Salary/wage: $22,044 (reported on 89.9% of returns)
Here:

$22,044
State:

$38,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.3% for AGIs below $25k, 88.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 109.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $963 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$963
Mississippi:

$1,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,133 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,133
State:

$5,401

Profit/loss from business: +$3,767 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,767
State:

+$10,220

Total itemized deductions: $17,614 (36% of AGI, reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,614
State:

$22,078

Here:

36.5% of AGI
State:

21.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 15.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Charity contributions: $4,108 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,108
State:

$6,081
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxes paid: $3,386 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
38761:

$3,386
State:

$5,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $3,069 (reported on 60.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,069
State:

$2,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 42.7%
Here:

43%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 39.3% for AGIs below $25k, 47.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38761, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $21,330 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$21,330
State:

$36,110

Salary/wage: $19,276 (reported on 91.6% of returns)
Here:

$19,276
State:

$31,757
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 95.0% for AGIs below $10k, 92.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,673 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,673
Mississippi:

$1,649
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,095 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,095
State:

$3,089
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$563 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
Here:

+$563
State:

+$8,427

Profit/loss from business: +$4,617 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,617
State:

+$8,818
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,000 (23% of AGI, reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,000
State:

$17,896

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

22.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $7,382 (9% of AGI, reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$7,382
State:

$4,735

Here:

9.4% of AGI
State:

5.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,370 (reported on 35.9% of returns)
38761:

$3,370
State:

$5,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,426 (reported on 64.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,426
State:

$2,107

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.6%
Here:

56%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 53.6% for AGIs below $10k, 58.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 47.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$20,033
Mississippi:

$41,754
Moorhead, MS (38761) map Nearest zip codes: 38753, 38946, 38778, 38941, 38958, 38751.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.3%
Mississippi:

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

6.0%
Mississippi:

4.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 318
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 411


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 21 (0 now married, 21 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 671 (137 now married, 540 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38761 with a mortgage: 146
Houses without a mortgage: 255

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $749
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $334

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

43.9%
Whole state:

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

20.1%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

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

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

    Churches in zip code 38761 include: Swan Lake Church (A), Union Grove Church (B), Green Grove Church (C), Hervey Chapel (D), Morgan Chapel (E), Mount Maria Church (F), Saint Luke Church of God in Christ (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Moorhead Cemetery (1), Mount Home Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Jug Lake (A), Long Lake (B), Cat Lake (C), McCoy Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moorhead Bayou (A), Wixon Slough (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 13Built 2010 to 2013
  • 116Built 2000 to 2009
  • 128Built 1990 to 1999
  • 123Built 1980 to 1989
  • 270Built 1970 to 1979
  • 114Built 1960 to 1969
  • 58Built 1950 to 1959
  • 0Built 1940 to 1949
  • 18Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 38761 population

Zip code 38761 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Moorhead, MS (38761)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 3393 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38761 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moorhead, MS (38761)

  • 9no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 832 bedrooms
  • 1593 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38761 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Moorhead, MS (38761) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 27no vehicle
  • 1581 vehicle
  • 1112 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38761 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Moorhead, MS (38761) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 86no vehicle
  • 1981 vehicle
  • 482 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38761 population

  • Zip code 38761 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 38761 household income distribution in 2016
  • 202Less than $10,000
  • 75$10,000 to $14,999
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 59$20,000 to $24,999
  • 26$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $44,999
  • 6$45,000 to $49,999
  • 60$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33$60,000 to $74,999
  • 22$75,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 38761

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 38761
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 25$40,000 to $49,999
  • 64$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $69,999
  • 23$70,000 to $79,999
  • 28$80,000 to $89,999
  • 17$90,000 to $99,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 38761

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 38761
  • 35Less than $100
  • 25$100 to $149
  • 7$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 64$300 to $349
  • 38$350 to $399
  • 19$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 42No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $540.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $88,272
  • Black or African American householders: $60,412
  • Some other race householders: $92,394
  • Two or more races householders: $63,965
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $85,287

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,819
38761:

$64,819
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,256 - $95,607

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $82,720
Here:

$82,720
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $29,602
Here:

$29,602
State:

$57,614

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 661
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • Mobile homes: 50

Unemployment: 29.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38761

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38761
  • 85.2%519Drove a car alone
  • 11.7%71Carpooled
  • 0.5%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%3Walked
  • 1.3%8Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38761

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38761
  • 23Less than 5 minutes
  • 615 to 9 minutes
  • 12110 to 14 minutes
  • 12015 to 19 minutes
  • 6920 to 24 minutes
  • 3625 to 29 minutes
  • 5330 to 34 minutes
  • 1135 to 39 minutes
  • 7840 to 44 minutes
  • 1445 to 59 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 60.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,218
  • In family households: 1,952 (158 male householders, 370 female householders)
    169 spouses, 914 children (868 natural, 40 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 187 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 54 other relatives, 44 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 263 (50 male householders (24 living alone)), 168 female householders (152 living alone)), 43 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 197 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 222 2-persons, 97 3-persons, 113 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 177 1-person, 41 2-persons

170 married couples with children.
303 single-parent households (20 men, 283 women).

96.9% of residents of 38761 zip code speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% very well, 39% not well).

Foreign born population: 20 (0.8%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

2.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 105%Dominica

Most common first ancestries reported in 38761 (%)

  • 4%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%English
  • 1%Italian
  • 0%Danish
  • 0%Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 272010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 38761 population

Zip code 38761 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALLEN CANNING COMPANY (1 OLD ITTA BENA ROAD in MOORHEAD, MS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Mississippi compliance, permits, activity tracking ) - ENSITE-13300057, AIR PROGRAM, ENSITE-2077, NPDES NO EXPOSURE CERTIFICATION, ENSITE-MS0046299, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CANNED FRUITS, VEGETABLES, PRESERVES, JAMS, AND JELLIES
    Alternative names: SUNFLOWER COUNTY
  • FISHBELT FEEDS INC (33 MOORHEAD - ITTA BENA ROAD in MOORHEAD, MS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Mississippi compliance, permits, activity tracking ) - ENSITE-13300002, AIR PROGRAM, ENSITE-256000002,
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FEEDS AND FEED INGREDIENTS FOR ANIMALS AND FOWLS, EXCEPT DOGS AND CATS
    Alternative names: FISHBELT PROCESSING
  • MOORHEAD POTW (801 JOHNNY RUSSELL DRIVE in MOORHEAD, MS)
    STATE MASTER (Mississippi compliance, permits, activity tracking ) - ENSITE-MS0024961, 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: SUNFLOWER COUNTY
  • JAMES ROSSER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (601 INGRAM STREET in MOORHEAD, MS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6700016
    Organizations: SUNFLOWER CO SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MOORHEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (908 WASHINGTON in MOORHEAD, MS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6700020
    Organizations: SUNFLOWER CO SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 38761 marital status for males
Zip code 38761 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 82%Utility gas
  • 14%Electricity
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 4,623. Population change in the 1990s: -1,456 (-31.5%).

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

  • This state: 2,218
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 50
  • South: 80
  • West: 11

63% of the 38761 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

94% of the 38761 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 90% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

1.5%
Mississippi:

12.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

16.1%
Mississippi:

10.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

7.1%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 43,339Business and financial operations occupations
  • 37,622Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 36,599Education, training, and library occupations
  • 35,800Office and administrative support occupations
  • 32,510Management occupations
  • 31,840Transportation occupations
Note: State values scaled to 38761 population

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 3)

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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 446 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 405 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 38761 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3680.7 years
William2475.2 years
Willie2373.5 years
James2068.5 years
John1977.7 years
Annie1676.8 years
Robert1569.6 years
George1573.7 years
Joe1374.5 years
Mattie876.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 38761 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2475.2 years
Johnson1670.1 years
Washington1571.4 years
Davis1569.2 years
Allen1475.4 years
Wilson1375.9 years
Brown1272.9 years
Smith1175.2 years
Jones1169.9 years
Harrison1081.5 years
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