Zip Code 38843 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFulton
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Itawamba
Area Code662
Current Population:11467
Racial Majority:White 87.76%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$35737
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52900
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range266 - 515 ft.
Area211 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.26443300, -88.37691900

Zip Code 38843 Description

Zip Code 38843 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38843 is primarily located in Itawamba County. The official US Postal Service name for 38843 is FULTON, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38843 are contained within or border the city limits of Fulton, MS, . The area code for zip code 38843 is 662. 38843 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38843 is 5.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower 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 38843 decreased to 11467 from 11644 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38843 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38843 public schools is White. 62.6% of students in 38843 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

The average asking price of $148543 for homes for sale in 38843 is 0.04% higher than the current actual closing sale price of $148482 for homes recently sold in this zip code.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10083 87.76% 10023 +1%
 Black Or African American 1159 10.09% 1133 +2%
 Hispanic 128 1.11% 172 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.1% 24 -54%
 Asian 43 0.37% 37 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 68 0.57% 68 -4%

Zip Code 38843 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82%
 Black Or African American 14.8%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 38843 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1146711644
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households4238
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35737
Income Under $50K Per Year66.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.60%
38843 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$148543
Average Real Estate Sale Price$148482
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65b - Flatwoods/Blackland Prairie Margins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38843 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31344148576468676148403449
Avg Max Temp (°F)52586775828992928676645574
Avg Precip (In.)5.524.936.55.346.24.494.363.484.053.495.256.1759.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38843
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours