Zip Code 38847 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGolden
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Itawamba
Secondary County: Tishomingo
Area Code662
Current Population:3501
Racial Majority:White 99.26%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$36706
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45760
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time28.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range433 - 584 ft.
Area93 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.40928000, -88.23751500

Zip Code 38847 Description

Zip Code 38847 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38847 is primarily located in Itawamba County. Portions of 38847 are also located in Tishomingo County. The official US Postal Service name for 38847 is GOLDEN, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38847 are contained within or border the city limits of Golden, MS, Belmont, MS, and Red Bay, AL. The area code for zip code 38847 is 662. 38847 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38847 is 4.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38847 increased to 3501 from 3414 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38847 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38847 public schools is White. 85.8% of students in 38847 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3221 99.26% 3366 -4%
 Black Or African American 13 0.4% 20 -35%
 Hispanic 11 0.34% 83 -87%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 20 0% 20 -100%

Zip Code 38847 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.3%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 0.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 38847 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population35013414
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households1376
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
85.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$36706
Income Under $50K Per Year69.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.80%
38847 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$157444
Average Real Estate Sale Price$120120
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65j - Transition Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38847 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30334149586569686250403450
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566574818791908575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.394.776.375.225.944.564.283.263.993.475.275.9658.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours