ZIP Code 38642 - Lamar Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameLamar
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Benton
Secondary County: Marshall
Area Code662
Current Population:2321
Racial Majority:African American 60.91%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$29080
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38840
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time35 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range390 - 594 ft.
Area88 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.91396000, -89.34295700

Zip Code 38642 Profile

ZIP Code 38642 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Memphis metro area. ZIP code 38642 is primarily located in Benton County. Portions of 38642 are also located in Marshall County. The official US Postal Service name for 38642 is LAMAR, Mississippi. Portions of ZIP code 38642 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for ZIP code 38642 is 662. 38642 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38642 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38642 decreased to 2321 from 2508 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38642 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38642 public schools is . % of students in 38642 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 967 39.09% 887 +9%
 Black Or African American 1507 60.91% 1354 +11%
 Hispanic 0 0% 64 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 13 0% 13 -100%

Zip Code 38642 Race/Ethnicity

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 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
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Zip Code 38642 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population23212508
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households834
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29080
Income Under $50K Per Year79.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.20%
38642 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$279250
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100745
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
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 38642 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28314047576568665947393148
Avg Max Temp (°F)48536371798690898373615171
Avg Precip (In.)4.714.365.845.375.494.64.313.213.73.475.45.6656.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours