Zip Code 38759 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMerigold
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bolivar
Secondary County: Sunflower
Area Code662
Current Population:1194
Racial Majority:African American 30.32%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.8%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$25786
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63040
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time15.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range131 - 141 ft.
Area44 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.82181600, -90.71569900

Zip Code 38759 Description

Zip Code 38759 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Greenville metro area. Zip code 38759 is primarily located in Bolivar County. Portions of 38759 are also located in Sunflower County. The official US Postal Service name for 38759 is MERIGOLD, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38759 are contained within or border the city limits of Merigold, MS, Drew, MS, . The area code for zip code 38759 is 662. 38759 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38759 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38759 decreased to 1194 from 1352 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38759 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38759 public schools is White. 46% of students in 38759 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 712 65.02% 756 -6%
 Black Or African American 332 30.32% 372 -11%
 Hispanic 51 4.66% 43 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 11 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 10 0% 10 -100%

Zip Code 38759 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.8%
 Black Or African American 42.9%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 2.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 38759 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population11941352
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households471
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
46%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$25786
Income Under $50K Per Year74.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.00%
38759 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 2Bennie ThompsonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$96000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$31115
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.8%
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 38759 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33374552616973716452433653
Avg Max Temp (°F)51576574828993928677645474
Avg Precip (In.)4.934.585.945.585.44.784.052.623.153.365.315.3555.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cleveland, MS
CBSA Type38759
CBSA Population38289
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours