Official Zip Code NameMoss Point
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code228
Current Population:17912
Racial Majority:White 88.30%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.93%
Median Household Income$41249
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49470
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time29.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Jackson
Elevation Range7 - 121 ft.
Area203 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.52667046, -88.53022766

Zip Code 39562 Description

Zip Code 39562 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Biloxi - Gulfport metro area. Zip code 39562 is primarily located in Jackson County. The official US Postal Service name for 39562 is MOSS POINT, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 39562 are contained within or border the city limits of Escatawpa, MS, Hurley, MS, Moss Point, MS, Wade, MS, Helena, MS, Big Point, MS, Vancleave, MS, and Pascagoula, MS. The area code for zip code 39562 is 228. 39562 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 39562 is 6.93% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 39562 increased to 17912 from 16604 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 39562 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 39562 public schools is White. 55.8% of students in 39562 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16012 90.84% 15810 +1%
 Black Or African American 1295 7.35% 1492 -13%
 Hispanic 55 0.31% 312 -82%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.04% 64 -89%
 Asian 134 0.76% 65 +106%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 164 0.7% 164 -24%

Zip Code 39562 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.3%
 Black Or African American 13.4%
 Hispanic 1.4%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.4%

Zip Code 39562 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1791216604
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households6539
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$41249
Income Under $50K Per Year59.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.00%
114 US Congressional DistrictMississippi 4
RepresentativeSteven Palazzo
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$139952
Average Real Estate Sale Price$32000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)6.93%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.22%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.06%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75a - Gulf Coast Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 39562 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40434956647072726857494257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60646976838890908779706377
Avg Precip (In.)6.45.346.584.745.895.87.876.866.533.385.094.7269.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pascagoula, MS
CBSA Type39562
CBSA Population157463
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time (CST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours