38778 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Sunflower, MS (0.86%)
County: Sunflower County, MS
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 1,669
Zip code population in 2010: 1,686
Zip code population in 2000: 2,051

Houses and condos: 640
Renter-occupied apartments: 269
% of renters here:

46%
State:

33%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 38778: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 69.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.9% ($511)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($778)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $656 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $417 (0.8%)

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Males: 727  (43.6%)
Females: 942  (56.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 38778:

For population 15 years and over in 38778:

Zip code 38778 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38778

  • Zip code 38778 races chart
    • 351White population
    • 1,253Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 4Two or more races population
    • 78Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $57,600
38778:

$57,600
Mississippi:

$97,500



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 38778 zip code as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 38778 to the number of sex offenders is 1,931 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.4 years
Mississippi median age:

36.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Mississippi:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38778, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,267 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,267
State:

$46,197

Salary/wage: $24,345 (reported on 87.3% of returns)
Here:

$24,345
State:

$38,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.3% for AGIs below $25k, 92.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 29.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $317 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$317
Mississippi:

$1,482

Profit/loss from business: +$6,375 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,375
State:

+$10,220

Total itemized deductions: $18,300 (23% of AGI, reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,300
State:

$22,078

Here:

22.9% of AGI
State:

21.8% of AGI

Charity contributions: $4,633 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,633
State:

$6,081

Taxes paid: $4,650 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
38778:

$4,650
State:

$5,794

Earned income credit: $3,076 (reported on 58.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,076
State:

$2,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38778, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $21,226 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$21,226
State:

$36,110

Salary/wage: $19,514 (reported on 89.8% of returns)
Here:

$19,514
State:

$31,757
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 112.2% for AGIs below $10k, 94.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 94.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 39.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,032 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,032
Mississippi:

$1,649
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $1,368 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,368
State:

$3,089

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,500 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,500
State:

+$8,427

Profit/loss from business: +$8,167 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,167
State:

+$8,818

IRA payment deduction: $1,231 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
38778:

$1,231
Mississippi:

$3,024

Total itemized deductions: $16,719 (19% of AGI, reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,719
State:

$17,896

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

22.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $4,423 (5% of AGI, reported on 4.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,423
State:

$4,735

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

5.7% of AGI

Total tax: $3,665 (reported on 33.5% of returns)
38778:

$3,665
State:

$5,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,603 (reported on 59.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,603
State:

$2,107

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.2%
Here:

51%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 44.9% for AGIs below $10k, 51.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$22,188
Mississippi:

$37,963
Sunflower, MS (38778) map Nearest zip codes: 38736, 38761, 38751, 38941, 38771, 38952.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.2%
Mississippi:

52.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.6%
Mississippi:

4.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 214
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 375


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 32 (10 now married, 22 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 377 (122 now married, 255 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38778 with a mortgage: 86 (6 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 234

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $717
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S344

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

41.5%
Whole state:

24.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

20.1%
Whole state:

13.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.7
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  • Notable location: Sunflower Town Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 38778 include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), Persimmon Grove Church (B), Rock of Ages Church (C), Blaine Baptist Church (D), Blaine Methodist Church (E), Saint Peters Church (F), Travelers Rest Church (G), Union Grove Church (H), Zion Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: New Hope Cemetery (1), Rock of Ages Cemetery (2), Sixteenth Section Cemetery (3), Willing Worker Cemetery (4), O'Neal Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Binson Lake (A), Gorman Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Dam Bayou (A), Roundaway Bayou (B), Jones Bayou (C), Howling Wolf Bayou (D), Douglas Bayou (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 851990 to 1999
  • 2181980 to 1989
  • 1631970 to 1979
  • 471960 to 1969
  • 541950 to 1959
  • 41940 to 1949
  • 471939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sunflower, MS (38778)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 432 bedrooms
  • 2073 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunflower, MS (38778)

  • 7no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 1172 bedrooms
  • 1003 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower, MS (38778) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 24no vehicle
  • 1791 vehicle
  • 822 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower, MS (38778) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 92no vehicle
  • 1031 vehicle
  • 682 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $380.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,600
38778:

$57,600
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,200 - $82,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 27.8%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,669

Size of family households: 185 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 110 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 142 1-person, 23 2-persons, 9 3-persons

111 married couples with children.
231 single-parent households (6 men, 225 women).

98.2% of residents of 38778 zip code speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

2.1%

Most common first ancestries reported in 38778 (%)

  • 66%Other groups
  • 15%American
  • 4%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%African
  • 0%Dutch
  • 0%French (except Basque)

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Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 38778 marital status for males
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Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 56%Utility gas
  • 27%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16%Electricity

Population in 1990: 961. Population change in the 1990s: +1,090 (+113.4%).

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


68% of the 38778 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

95% of the 38778 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% 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): 51
Here:

23.9%
Mississippi:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

11.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

10.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 61,786Management occupations
  • 51,042Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 42,857Education, training, and library occupations
  • 38,375Transportation occupations
  • 25,547Office and administrative support occupations
  • 22,083Production occupations

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


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)

Most common first names in zip code 38778 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie2170.7 years
Mary1869.1 years
James1665.8 years
Robert1568.7 years
John1381.1 years
Charlie1069.7 years
Walter974.2 years
Betty865.8 years
Rosie873.6 years
Lula780.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 38778 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2466.2 years
Johnson1654.2 years
Jones1472.1 years
Smith1369.3 years
Davis864.4 years
Moore878.9 years
Harris671.0 years
Mckinney668.3 years
Dunn668.0 years
Brooks677.8 years

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