Official Zip Code NameForest
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code601 / 769
Current Population:14896
Racial Majority:African American 41.40%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 55.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.28%
Median Household Income$30159
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34298
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Scott
Elevation Range364 - 495 ft.
Area239 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.30147171, -89.44463348

Zip Code 39074 Description

Zip Code 39074 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Jackson metro area. Zip code 39074 is primarily located in Scott County. Portions of 39074 are also located in Leake County. The official US Postal Service name for 39074 is FOREST, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 39074 are contained within or border the city limits of Forest, MS, Conehatta, MS, . Zip code 39074 is within area code 769 and area code 601. 39074 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 39074 is 4.28% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 39074 decreased to 14896 from 16111 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 39074 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 39074 public schools is Black. 91.2% of students in 39074 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6344 42.16% 6171 +3%
 Black Or African American 6675 44.36% 6678 +-0%
 Hispanic 1799 11.95% 1828 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.2% 47 -36%
 Asian 179 1.19% 32 +459%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 23 -100%
 Other Race 11 0% 11 -100%
 Two Or More Races 106 0.15% 106 -79%

Zip Code 39074 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.9%
 Black Or African American 55.6%
 Hispanic 24.3%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 39074 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1489616111
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households5355
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
91.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30159
Income Under $50K Per Year72.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
114 US Congressional DistrictMississippi 3
RepresentativeGregg Harper
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$164556
Average Real Estate Sale Price$102394
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.28%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.54%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.10%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65r - Jackson Prairie
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 39074 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34374450596669686350423752
Avg Max Temp (°F)57627076838991918778685976
Avg Precip (In.)6.185.296.495.824.974.215.34.023.673.645.355.6960.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time (CST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours