Official Zip Code NameTupelo
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code662
Current Population:17285
Racial Majority:White 70.39%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 50.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.39%
Median Household Income$40202
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56648
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CST
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Primary County: Lee
Elevation Range285 - 413 ft.
Area86 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.29421997, -88.65229034

Zip Code 38804 Description

Zip Code 38804 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38804 is primarily located in Lee County. Portions of 38804 are also located in Itawamba County. The official US Postal Service name for 38804 is TUPELO, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38804 are contained within or border the city limits of Tupelo, MS, Plantersville, MS, and Sherman, MS. The area code for zip code 38804 is 662. 38804 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38804 is 5.39% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38804 increased to 17285 from 16933 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38804 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38804 public schools is Black. 67.1% of students in 38804 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12546 70.39% 12315 +2%
 Black Or African American 4671 26.21% 4264 +10%
 Hispanic 362 2.03% 414 -13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.2% 21 +71%
 Asian 37 0.21% 88 -58%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 7 0.43% 7 +1000%
 Two Or More Races 173 0.53% 173 -45%

Zip Code 38804 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.4%
 Black Or African American 50.7%
 Hispanic 4.6%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 38804 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1728516933
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households6849
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
67.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$40202
Income Under $50K Per Year61.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictMississippi 1
RepresentativeAlan Nunnelee
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$198206
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152231
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)5.39%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.48%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.08%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65a - Blackland Prairie
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38804 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30334148576569686149403350
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566574818891918575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.254.656.245.095.784.73.912.93.443.425.086.0356.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38804
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours