Zip Code 38603 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAshland
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Benton
Secondary County: Tippah
Area Code662
Alternate Zip Code NamesCANAAN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCANNON
SNOW LAKE SHORES
Current Population:2894
Racial Majority:White 72.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 78.7%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$26432
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40020
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time33.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range384 - 617 ft.
Area180 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.83886400, -89.14933100

Zip Code 38603 Description

Zip Code 38603 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Memphis metro area. Zip code 38603 is primarily located in Benton County. Portions of 38603 are also located in Tippah County. The official US Postal Service name for 38603 is ASHLAND, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38603 are contained within or border the city limits of Ashland, MS, Snow Lake Shores, MS, . The area code for zip code 38603 is 662. 38603 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38603 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38603 increased to 2894 from 2672 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38603 public schools is Black. 98.7% of students in 38603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1924 72.3% 2104 -9%
 Black Or African American 575 21.61% 700 -18%
 Hispanic 130 4.89% 42 +210%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.49% 9 +44%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.71% 30 -37%

Zip Code 38603 Race/Ethnicity

 White 12.6%
 Black Or African American 78.7%
 Hispanic 5.9%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 38603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population28942672
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households1185
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
98.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$26432
Income Under $50K Per Year78.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.30%
38603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$246625
Average Real Estate Sale Price$76357
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 74b - Loess Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38603 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28313947576569665947393148
Avg Max Temp (°F)48546372798790908474625271
Avg Precip (In.)5.094.566.165.435.854.844.33.293.953.525.565.8758.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours