Zip Code 38720 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlligator
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Coahoma
Secondary County: Bolivar
Area Code662
Current Population:597
Racial Majority:African American 42.57%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$32772
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36480
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time29.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range138 - 157 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.12805700, -90.80682700

Zip Code 38720 Description

Zip Code 38720 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Greenville metro area. Zip code 38720 is primarily located in Coahoma County. Portions of 38720 are also located in Bolivar County. The official US Postal Service name for 38720 is ALLIGATOR, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38720 are contained within or border the city limits of Alligator, MS, Duncan, MS, . The area code for zip code 38720 is 662. 38720 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38720 is 5.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38720 increased to 597 from 430 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38720 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38720 public schools is . % of students in 38720 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 402 57.43% 342 +18%
 Black Or African American 298 42.57% 246 +21%
 Hispanic 0 0% 5 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 38720 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 38720 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population597430
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households242
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32772
Income Under $50K Per Year64.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
38720 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 2Bennie ThompsonDemocrat
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$92876
Average Real Estate Sale Price$29149
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73a - Northern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 38720 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32364452616972706351423552
Avg Max Temp (°F)49556473828992918576635373
Avg Precip (In.)4.894.545.625.315.294.813.962.63.093.315.395.454.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cleveland, MS
CBSA Type38720
CBSA Population38289
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours