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38859 Zip Code (MS) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2015: 835
Zip code population in 2010: 749
Zip code population in 2000: 763

Houses and condos: 366
Renter-occupied apartments: 51
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 38859: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 42.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Males: 410  (49.1%)
Females: 425  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 38859:

  • High school or higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38859:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

Zip code 38859 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38859

  • Zip code 38859 races chart
    • 741White population
    • 1Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 2Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 2Two or more races population
    • 3Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $64,200
38859:

$64,200
Mississippi:

$112,700



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 38859 zip code as of March 30, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 38859 to the number of sex offenders is 522 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.9 years
Mississippi median age:

37.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38859, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,311 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,311
State:

$46,197

Salary/wage: $31,570 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$31,570
State:

$38,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.6% for AGIs below $25k, 86.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $275 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$275
Mississippi:

$1,482

Profit/loss from business: +$7,340 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,340
State:

+$10,220

Total itemized deductions: $16,825 (28% of AGI, reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,825
State:

$22,078

Here:

28.0% of AGI
State:

21.8% of AGI

Charity contributions: $4,133 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,133
State:

$6,081

Taxes paid: $2,925 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
38859:

$2,925
State:

$5,794

Earned income credit: $2,500 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,500
State:

$2,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 77.8%
Here:

78%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38859, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,269 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,269
State:

$36,110

Salary/wage: $27,677 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$27,677
State:

$31,757
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 89.7% for AGIs below $10k, 78.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 96.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $323 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$323
Mississippi:

$1,649

Taxable dividends: $300 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$300
State:

$3,089

Profit/loss from business: +$7,051 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,051
State:

+$8,818

Total itemized deductions: $13,208 (27% of AGI, reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

$13,208
State:

$17,896

Here:

27.1% of AGI
State:

22.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,636 (5% of AGI, reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,636
State:

$4,735

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

5.7% of AGI

Total tax: $2,205 (reported on 70.1% of returns)
38859:

$2,205
State:

$5,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,770 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,770
State:

$2,107

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.9%
Here:

77%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 65.2% for AGIs below $10k, 76.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 94.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$48,281
Mississippi:

$40,593
38859 map Nearest zip codes: 38856, 38838, 38847, 38873, 38827, 38829.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.0%
Mississippi:

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

0.0%
Mississippi:

5.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 36
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 262


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (18 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 194 (79 now married, 115 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38859 with a mortgage: 87
Houses without a mortgage: 160

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $738
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $276

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

13.5%
Whole state:

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

11.4%
Whole state:

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

5.1
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

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

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

    Churches in zip code 38859 include: Pleasant Valley Church (A), Roaring Hollow Church (B), Saucer Creek Church (C), New Site Baptist Church (D), New Bethel Church of Christ (E), Little Brown Creek Freewill Baptist Church (F), East Prentiss Church (G), Friendship Church (H), Little Brown Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Pleasant Valley Cemetery (1), Caveness Cemetery (2), Little Brown Cemetery (3), Friendship Cemetery (4), East Prentiss Cemetery (5), Brumley Cemetery (6), Piney Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caveness Branch (A), Saucer Creek (B), Sapling Creek (C), Red Bud Creek (D), Pounds Branch (E), Pee Dee Creek (F), Little Jensay Creek (G), Wright Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 38859 include: Mackeys Recreation Area (1), Piney Grove Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 16Built 2010 to 2013
  • 81Built 2000 to 2009
  • 34Built 1990 to 1999
  • 55Built 1980 to 1989
  • 151Built 1970 to 1979
  • 0Built 1960 to 1969
  • 4Built 1950 to 1959
  • 14Built 1940 to 1949
  • 11Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 38859 population

Zip code 38859 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 38859

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 462 bedrooms
  • 1673 bedrooms
  • 204 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38859 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 38859

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 183 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38859 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 38859 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 1282 vehicles
  • 913 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38859 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 38859 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 331 vehicle
  • 182 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 38859 population

  • Zip code 38859 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 38859 household income distribution in 2015
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 27$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 48$45,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 27$60,000 to $74,999
  • 15$75,000 to $99,999
  • 12$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 38859

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 38859
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $49,999
  • 49$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 20$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 38859

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 38859
  • 18$250 to $299
  • 11$350 to $399
  • 22$400 to $449

Median gross rent in 2015: $534.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $73,796

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $64,200
38859:

$64,200
Mississippi:

$112,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,600 - $89,600

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $84,302
Here:

$84,302
State:

$159,418

Mobile homes: $37,279
Here:

$37,279
State:

$67,064

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 227
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • Mobile homes: 117

Unemployment: 15.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38859

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38859
  • 73.3%222Drove a car alone
  • 26.7%81Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38859

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38859
  • 1115 to 19 minutes
  • 3020 to 24 minutes
  • 7125 to 29 minutes
  • 430 to 34 minutes
  • 5035 to 39 minutes
  • 4740 to 44 minutes
  • 5645 to 59 minutes
  • 3490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 39.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 835
  • In family households: 753 (66 male householders, 150 female householders)
    168 spouses, 259 children (236 natural, 5 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 64 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 42 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 82 (34 male householders (34 living alone)), 48 female householders (48 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 81 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 70 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 82 1-person

152 married couples with children.
23 single-parent households (23 women).

97.1% of residents of 38859 zip code speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 11 (1.3%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.4%

Most common first ancestries reported in 38859 (%)

  • 34%English
  • 26%American
  • 7%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 11Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 38859 population

Public high school in in zip code 38859 not listed on the city page:

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NEW SITE HIGH SCHOOL (1020 HWY 4 EAST in NEW SITE, MS)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5900028
    Organizations: PRENTISS CO SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEW SITE WATER ASSOCIATION WATER SYS (1106 HWY 4, E in NEW SITE, MS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2000-0778, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY

Zip code 38859 marital status for males
Zip code 38859 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Electricity
  • 35%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10%Wood
  • 4%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,187. Population change in the 1990s: -424 (-35.7%).

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

  • This state: 654
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 139

67% of the 38859 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

98% of the 38859 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

10.1%
Mississippi:

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

0.0%
Mississippi:

11.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 35,234Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,037Production occupations
Note: State values scaled to 38859 population

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Marinas (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (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 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 38859 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1473.5 years
Henry673.6 years
Robert574.0 years
William473.7 years
Mary481.3 years
Flora474.2 years
George476.0 years
John477.8 years
Annie378.3 years
Joseph377.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 38859 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pounds969.3 years
Moore977.5 years
Mccreary980.9 years
Denson778.6 years
Moreland783.4 years
Hall665.3 years
Williams678.7 years
Johnson682.0 years
Crow576.4 years
Aldridge572.4 years
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