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38759 Zip Code (Merigold, MS) Detailed Profile




City: Merigold, MS (1.57%)
Counties: Bolivar County, MS (68.61%), Sunflower County, MS (31.39%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 936
Zip code population in 2010: 1,194
Zip code population in 2000: 1,352

Houses and condos: 490
Renter-occupied apartments: 116
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 38759: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 61.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38759
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.9% ($974)
Mississippi:

0.8% ($1,009)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,025 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $569 (0.6%)

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Males: 473  (50.6%)
Females: 462  (49.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 38759:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38759:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Zip code 38759 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38759 (2019)
    • 75663.3%White
    • 37231.2%Black
    • 433.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 110.9%Asian
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 10.08%American Indian
    • 10.08%Some other race
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Urban population: 336
Rural population: 599

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $111,791
38759:

$111,791
Mississippi:

$128,200



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 38759 zip code as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38759 is 339 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:

40.9 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38759, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $58,083 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,083
State:

$46,197

Salary/wage: $39,853 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$39,853
State:

$38,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.0% for AGIs below $25k, 81.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 42.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $860 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$860
Mississippi:

$1,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,810 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,810
State:

$5,401
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,086 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,086
State:

+$12,121

Profit/loss from business: +$8,814 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,814
State:

+$10,220

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,367 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
38759:

$11,367
Mississippi:

$13,665

Total itemized deductions: $18,750 (14% of AGI, reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,750
State:

$22,078

Here:

13.9% of AGI
State:

21.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,920 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,920
State:

$6,081
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,338 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
38759:

$7,338
State:

$5,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,842 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,842
State:

$2,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 64.4%
Here:

64%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 53.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38759, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,488 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,488
State:

$36,110

Salary/wage: $28,173 (reported on 87.9% of returns)
Here:

$28,173
State:

$31,757
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 108.9% for AGIs below $10k, 85.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 38.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,430 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,430
Mississippi:

$1,649
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,863 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,863
State:

$3,089
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,509 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,509
State:

+$8,818
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,092 (21% of AGI, reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,092
State:

$17,896

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

22.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,158 (5% of AGI, reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,158
State:

$4,735

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

5.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,099 (reported on 61.9% of returns)
38759:

$5,099
State:

$5,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,092 (reported on 34.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,092
State:

$2,107

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.0%
Here:

71%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 67.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,009
Mississippi:

$45,792
Merigold, MS (38759) map Nearest zip codes: 38732, 38762, 38781, 38774, 38764, 38730.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.8%
Mississippi:

46.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.4%
Mississippi:

43.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 37
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 338


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (0 now married, 11 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 196 (118 now married, 76 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38759 with a mortgage: 146 (1 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 112

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,221
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $381

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.0%
Whole state:

19.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.5%
Whole state:

11.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Bolivar County Fire Department District 1 Station 2 Merigold (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 38759 include: New Hope Church (A), Pilgrim Rest Church (B), Pleasant Green Church (C), Pleasant Grove Church (D), Rising Star Church (E), Bethany Church (F), Bethel Church (G), Sunflower Church (H), Bright Star Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: New Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Lusinger Lake (A), Merigold Brake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Bradford Bayou (A), Beaver Bayou (B), Mound Bayou (C), Hyde Bayou (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 72014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 621990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 1041970 to 1979
  • 641960 to 1969
  • 341950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 841939 or earlier

Zip code 38759 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Merigold, MS (38759)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Merigold, MS (38759)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 2533 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merigold, MS (38759)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merigold, MS (38759)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 172 bedrooms
  • 403 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Merigold, MS (38759) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Merigold, MS (38759) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8no vehicle
  • 641 vehicle
  • 902 vehicles
  • 883 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Merigold, MS (38759) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Merigold, MS (38759) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 21no vehicle
  • 601 vehicle
  • 342 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 38759 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 38759 household income distribution in 2019
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 41$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 64$60,000 to $74,999
  • 24$75,000 to $99,999
  • 46$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 38759

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 38759
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 31$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$175,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 40$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 38759

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 38759
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 6$300 to $349
  • 30$350 to $399
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 25$650 to $699
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 25No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $564.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $134,099
  • Black or African American householders: $93,994

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,791
38759:

$111,791
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,748 - $174,966

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $170,435
Here:

$170,435
State:

$183,101

Mobile homes: $93,499
Here:

$93,499
State:

$62,798
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 38759
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 350
  • One, attached: 3
  • Mobile homes: 133

Unemployment: 5.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38759

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38759
  • 75.0%323Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%35Carpooled
  • 1.4%6Bus or trolley bus
  • 13.2%57Walked
  • 0.9%4Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38759

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38759
  • 85Less than 5 minutes
  • 405 to 9 minutes
  • 5710 to 14 minutes
  • 11315 to 19 minutes
  • 2020 to 24 minutes
  • 1825 to 29 minutes
  • 1130 to 34 minutes
  • 1335 to 39 minutes
  • 2440 to 44 minutes
  • 1045 to 59 minutes
  • 1460 to 89 minutes
  • 1490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 936
  • Male householders: 227 (95 living alone), Female householders: 148 (57 living alone)
  • 181 spouses (181 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 207 children (206 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 112 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 0 foster children, 17 other relatives, 18 non-relatives

Size of family households: 112 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 150 1-person, 3 2-persons

140 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (6 women).

95.5% of residents of 38759 zip code speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 3 (0.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

2.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 38759
  • 24%American
  • 9%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%European
  • 1%German
  • 1%Danish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 5Before 1990

Zip code 38759 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HAYES COOPER CENTER FOR MATH SC TEC (500 N MARTIN L KING in MERIGOLD, MS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0614020
    Organizations: CLEVELAND SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 38759 marital status for males
Zip code 38759 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 13.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 738. Population change in the 1990s: +614 (+83.2%).

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

  • This state: 875
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 29
  • West: 18

68% of the 38759 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

93% of the 38759 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Merigold, MS (38759)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

19.0%
Mississippi:

11.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

33.5%
Mississippi:

13.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

10.9%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 66,451Sales and related occupations
  • 56,274Management occupations
  • 54,487Education, training, and library occupations
  • 44,900Construction and extraction occupations
  • 36,520Production occupations
  • 31,737Food preparation and serving related occupations

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

  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Video Tape and Disc Rental (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (1-4: 1)

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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: 1

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 36 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 38759 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.3%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 38759
    • 8847.3%Outside Fires
    • 5831.2%Structure Fires
    • 3820.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 38759, Mississippi

Most common first names in zip code 38759 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3072.7 years
James2772.3 years
John1874.8 years
Mary1076.4 years
Willie974.9 years
Joe968.9 years
Robert874.6 years
David768.9 years
George767.8 years
Charlie669.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 38759 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1871.6 years
Griffin1271.7 years
Smith1277.7 years
Jones1169.4 years
Ray770.8 years
Yarborough684.8 years
Mitchell675.0 years
Clark668.5 years
Harris655.9 years
Lishman672.3 years
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