Zip Code 38778 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSunflower
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sunflower
Area Code662
Current Population:1686
Racial Majority:African American 68.23%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 90.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$26434
Average Adjusted Gross Income$35090
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time16.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range112 - 118 ft.
Area60 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.54533100, -90.52779400

Zip Code 38778 Description

Zip Code 38778 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Greenville metro area. Zip code 38778 is primarily located in Sunflower County. The official US Postal Service name for 38778 is SUNFLOWER, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38778 are contained within or border the city limits of Sunflower, MS, . The area code for zip code 38778 is 662. 38778 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38778 is 7.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.4% 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 38778 decreased to 1686 from 2051 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38778 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38778 public schools is Black. 97.6% of students in 38778 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 371 23.57% 351 +6%
 Black Or African American 1074 68.23% 1253 -14%
 Hispanic 116 7.37% 78 +49%
 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 0.44% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.38% 4 +50%

Zip Code 38778 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.8%
 Black Or African American 90.9%
 Hispanic 5.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 38778 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population16862051
Male Population46.70%
Female Population53.30%
Total Households562
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$26434
Income Under $50K Per Year79.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year14.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.00%
38778 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 2Bennie ThompsonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$54000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$39189
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.2%
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 38778 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33374553626972706453443653
Avg Max Temp (°F)51576674828992928677645574
Avg Precip (In.)5.234.565.965.575.354.64.312.543.173.435.325.655.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Indianola, MS
CBSA Type38778
CBSA Population31694
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours