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38778 Zip Code (Sunflower, MS) Detailed Profile



City: Sunflower, MS (0.86%)
County: Sunflower County, MS
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 1,570
Zip code population in 2010: 1,686
Zip code population in 2000: 2,051

Houses and condos: 610
Renter-occupied apartments: 227
% of renters here:

43%
State:

33%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 38778: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 69.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 23 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38778
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.0% ($587)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($877)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $542 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $617 (1.0%)

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Males: 641  (40.8%)
Females: 929  (59.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 38778:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38778:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

Zip code 38778 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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 2015: $60,500
38778:

$60,500
Mississippi:

$112,700



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 38778 zip code as of April 26, 2017.
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:

31.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Mississippi:

2.6 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)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.1%
Here:

57%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 55.0% for AGIs below $25k, 68.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

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 2015:
This zip code:

$27,465
Mississippi:

$40,593
Sunflower, MS (38778) map Nearest zip codes: 38736, 38761, 38751, 38941, 38771, 38952.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

61.2%
Mississippi:

50.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.2%
Mississippi:

5.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 184
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 347


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 36 (20 now married, 16 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 356 (57 now married, 299 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38778 with a mortgage: 136 (7 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 168

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $727
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

45.0%
Whole state:

22.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

14.7%
Whole state:

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

6.1
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
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

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 9Built 2010 to 2013
  • 35Built 2000 to 2009
  • 104Built 1990 to 1999
  • 170Built 1980 to 1989
  • 129Built 1970 to 1979
  • 41Built 1960 to 1969
  • 50Built 1950 to 1959
  • 28Built 1940 to 1949
  • 44Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 38778 population

Zip code 38778 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 372 bedrooms
  • 1723 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38778 population

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

  • 12no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 823 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38778 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 18no vehicle
  • 1171 vehicle
  • 1342 vehicles
  • 223 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38778 population

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

  • 61no vehicle
  • 891 vehicle
  • 592 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38778 population

  • Zip code 38778 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 38778 household income distribution in 2015
  • 130Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 46$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 45$60,000 to $74,999
  • 56$75,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 38778

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 38778
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $49,999
  • 39$50,000 to $59,999
  • 44$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 21$80,000 to $89,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 38778

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 38778
  • 40Less than $100
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 13$200 to $249
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 17$350 to $399
  • 41$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 17$500 to $549
  • 43No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $515.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $76,959
  • Black or African American householders: $64,207

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $60,500
38778:

$60,500
Mississippi:

$112,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,800 - $86,700

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $57,125
Here:

$57,125
State:

$159,418

Mobile homes: $12,324
Here:

$12,324
State:

$67,064

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 433
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 25
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • Mobile homes: 49
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Unemployment: 21.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38778

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38778
  • 82.6%380Drove a car alone
  • 12.6%58Carpooled
  • 0.7%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.6%12Walked
  • 1.5%7Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38778

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38778
  • 31Less than 5 minutes
  • 525 to 9 minutes
  • 7810 to 14 minutes
  • 11715 to 19 minutes
  • 5820 to 24 minutes
  • 825 to 29 minutes
  • 4430 to 34 minutes
  • 1235 to 39 minutes
  • 1840 to 44 minutes
  • 1445 to 59 minutes
  • 2160 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 70.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,570
  • In family households: 1,306 (114 male householders, 247 female householders)
    152 spouses, 534 children (505 natural, 7 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 186 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 26 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 264 (62 male householders (33 living alone)), 108 female householders (82 living alone)), 94 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 167 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 115 1-person, 38 2-persons, 17 3-persons

188 married couples with children.
177 single-parent households (177 women).

95.8% of residents of 38778 zip code speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (14% very well, 74% not well, 12% not at all).

Foreign born population: 15 (1.0%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.4%

Most common first ancestries reported in 38778 (%)

  • 7%American
  • 6%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
  • 0%Danish
  • 0%Dutch
  • 0%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 38778 population

Zip code 38778 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DELTA PROTEIN INTERNATIONAL INC (SUNFLOWER ITTA BENA ROAD in SUNFLOWER, MS)
    STATE MASTER (Mississippi compliance, permits, activity tracking ) - ENSITE-MS0039667, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, ENSITE-MSD054775077, SQG, ENSITE-1595, NPDES NO EXPOSURE CERTIFICATION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FRESH OR FROZEN FISH AND SEAFOODS; CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Alternative names: SOUTHERN FARM FISH PROCESSORS, SUNFLOWER COUNTY
  • EAST SUNFLOWER SCHOOL (212 EAST CLAIBORNE in SUNFLOWER, MS)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6700008
    Organizations: SUNFLOWER CO SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DELTA PRIDE CATFISH INCORPORATED (200 ITTA BENA ROAD in SUNFLOWER, MS)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FRESH OR FROZEN FISH AND SEAFOODS
    Alternative names: DELTA PRIDE CATFISH INC. SUNFLOWER PLANT

Zip code 38778 marital status for males
Zip code 38778 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Utility gas
  • 26%Electricity
  • 23%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

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

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

  • This state: 1,399
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 43
  • South: 76
  • West: 19

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, 20% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

16.5%
Mississippi:

12.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

12.1%
Mississippi:

11.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

7.1%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 51,875Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 50,139Management occupations
  • 31,875Transportation occupations
  • 27,656Community and social service occupations
  • 25,972Office and administrative support occupations
  • 24,500Education, training, and library occupations
Note: State values scaled to 38778 population

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

  • Information: Satellite Telecommunications (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Grantmaking Foundations (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)
  • Educational Services: Exam Preparation and Tutoring (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 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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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