Zip Code 38740 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDuncan
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bolivar
Area Code662
Current Population:466
Racial Majority:African American 60.42%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 94.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$23429
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49030
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range138 - 154 ft.
Area70 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.05492200, -90.80277600

Zip Code 38740 Description

Zip Code 38740 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Greenville metro area. Zip code 38740 is primarily located in Bolivar County. The official US Postal Service name for 38740 is DUNCAN, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38740 are contained within or border the city limits of Duncan, MS, Alligator, MS, . The area code for zip code 38740 is 662. 38740 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38740 is 4.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38740 decreased to 466 from 777 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38740 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38740 public schools is Black. 98.9% of students in 38740 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 81 21.09% 163 -50%
 Black Or African American 232 60.42% 286 -19%
 Hispanic 71 18.49% 16 +344%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 38740 Race/Ethnicity

 White 1.1%
 Black Or African American 94.5%
 Hispanic 3.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 38740 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population466777
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households152
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$23429
Income Under $50K Per Year75.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.10%
38740 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 2Bennie ThompsonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$173566
Average Real Estate Sale Price$27874
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
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 38740 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32364452616972706351433552
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566473828992918676635373
Avg Precip (In.)4.874.535.665.365.264.693.952.63.123.365.355.3954.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cleveland, MS
CBSA Type38740
CBSA Population38289
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours