Zip Code 38801 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTupelo
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lee
Secondary County: Pontotoc
Area Code662
Current Population:29871
Racial Majority:White 52.17%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 48.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$43064
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56190
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range262 - 381 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.21912000, -88.77500600

Zip Code 38801 Description

Zip Code 38801 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38801 is primarily located in Lee County. Portions of 38801 are also located in Pontotoc County. The official US Postal Service name for 38801 is TUPELO, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38801 are contained within or border the city limits of Tupelo, MS, Verona, MS, and Plantersville, MS. The area code for zip code 38801 is 662. 38801 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38801 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38801 increased to 29871 from 28056 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38801 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38801 public schools is Black. 58% of students in 38801 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15425 52.17% 16225 -5%
 Black Or African American 11769 39.8% 11899 -1%
 Hispanic 1239 4.19% 1054 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 68 0.23% 39 +74%
 Asian 254 0.86% 259 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.03% 3 +167%
 Other Race 11 1.26% 11 +3300%
 Two Or More Races 381 1.46% 381 +13%

Zip Code 38801 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42.6%
 Black Or African American 48.9%
 Hispanic 4.2%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 38801 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2987128056
Male Population46.40%
Female Population53.60%
Total Households11614
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$43064
Income Under $50K Per Year57.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.70%
38801 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$187703
Average Real Estate Sale Price$107053
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65a - Blackland Prairie
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38801 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31344248586670686249403450
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566573818891918575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.274.696.275.145.694.73.962.933.553.415.09656.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38801
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours