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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 2017: 2,613
Zip code population in 2010: 2,870
Zip code population in 2000: 3,167

Houses and condos: 920
Renter-occupied apartments: 360
% of renters here:

46%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 38761: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 50.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 51 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 2017:
This zip code:

1.2% ($921)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($942)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $927 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $914 (1.4%)

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Males: 1,261  (48.3%)
Females: 1,352  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 38761:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 24.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38761:

  • Never married: 53.5%
  • Now married: 26.9%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38761 (2017)
    • 2,31373.0%Black
    • 51116.1%White
    • 270.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 80.3%American Indian
    • 50.2%Asian
    • 60.2%Two or more races
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Urban population: 2,355
Rural population: 257

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $74,782
38761:

$74,782
Mississippi:

$120,200



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 38761 zip code as of October 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38761 is 302 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:

26.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 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 2017:
This zip code:

$24,342
Mississippi:

$43,529
Moorhead, MS (38761) map Nearest zip codes: 38753, 38946, 38778, 38941, 38958, 38751.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.3%
Mississippi:

47.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.0%
Mississippi:

4.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 333
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 422


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 25 (0 now married, 24 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 698 (175 now married, 527 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38761 with a mortgage: 120
Houses without a mortgage: 301

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $786
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $368

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

36.6%
Whole state:

19.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.4%
Whole state:

10.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7
  • 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 112010 to 2013
  • 1702000 to 2009
  • 1301990 to 1999
  • 1421980 to 1989
  • 2581970 to 1979
  • 1031960 to 1969
  • 501950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 381939 or earlier

Zip code 38761 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Moorhead, MS (38761)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Moorhead, MS (38761)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 312 bedrooms
  • 2983 bedrooms
  • 584 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moorhead, MS (38761)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moorhead, MS (38761)
  • 7no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 782 bedrooms
  • 1903 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Moorhead, MS (38761) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Moorhead, MS (38761) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 27no vehicle
  • 1401 vehicle
  • 1192 vehicles
  • 913 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Moorhead, MS (38761) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Moorhead, MS (38761) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 86no vehicle
  • 2121 vehicle
  • 452 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 38761 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 38761 household income distribution in 2017
  • 178Less than $10,000
  • 82$10,000 to $14,999
  • 71$15,000 to $19,999
  • 76$20,000 to $24,999
  • 34$25,000 to $29,999
  • 46$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 76$40,000 to $44,999
  • 22$45,000 to $49,999
  • 37$50,000 to $59,999
  • 37$60,000 to $74,999
  • 23$75,000 to $99,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38761

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38761
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 79$50,000 to $59,999
  • 23$60,000 to $69,999
  • 18$70,000 to $79,999
  • 35$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 18$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 68$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38761

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38761
  • 31Less than $100
  • 28$100 to $149
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 19$350 to $399
  • 41$400 to $449
  • 11$450 to $499
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 87No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $560.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $101,841
  • Black or African American householders: $69,698
  • Some other race householders: $106,597
  • Two or more races householders: $73,798
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $98,397

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,782
38761:

$74,782
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,091 - $122,977

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $97,036
Here:

$97,036
State:

$172,223

Mobile homes: $40,799
Here:

$40,799
State:

$58,432
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 38761

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 741
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 20 to 49: 5
  • Mobile homes: 36

Unemployment: 24.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38761

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38761
  • 78.3%504Drove a car alone
  • 11.8%76Carpooled
  • 0.5%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 7.3%47Walked
  • 1.2%8Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38761

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38761
  • 58Less than 5 minutes
  • 795 to 9 minutes
  • 13210 to 14 minutes
  • 10315 to 19 minutes
  • 9020 to 24 minutes
  • 2725 to 29 minutes
  • 4430 to 34 minutes
  • 735 to 39 minutes
  • 6740 to 44 minutes
  • 1745 to 59 minutes
  • 1260 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 56.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,406
  • In family households: 2,152 (202 male householders, 360 female householders)
    200 spouses, 1,066 children (1,012 natural, 46 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 196 grandchildren, 45 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 36 other relatives, 26 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 252 (55 male householders (25 living alone)), 158 female householders (152 living alone)), 37 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 204 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 191 2-persons, 101 3-persons, 124 4-persons, 109 5-persons, 34 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 178 1-person, 36 2-persons

311 married couples with children.
358 single-parent households (62 men, 296 women).

96.5% of residents of 38761 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% very well, 38% not well).

Foreign born population: 24 (0.9%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 109%Dominica
Most common first ancestries reported in 38761
  • 12%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%English
  • 1%Italian
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%Danish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 312010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

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: 9.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 76.2%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 4,623.

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

  • This state: 2,416
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 41
  • South: 78
  • West: 12

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.

96% of the 38761 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 98% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Moorhead, MS (38761)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 36
Here:

9.0%
Mississippi:

9.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

13.7%
Mississippi:

11.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

4.3%
Mississippi:

12.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 43,238Business and financial operations occupations
  • 41,662Management occupations
  • 38,826Office and administrative support occupations
  • 37,029Education, training, and library occupations
  • 19,783Transportation occupations
  • 18,440Production occupations

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 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

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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