Zip Code 38850 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHoulka
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chickasaw
Secondary County: Pontotoc
Area Code662
Current Population:3141
Racial Majority:White 62.43%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$32209
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38470
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range292 - 430 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.05620600, -89.07062400

Zip Code 38850 Description

Zip Code 38850 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38850 is primarily located in Chickasaw County. Portions of 38850 are also located in Pontotoc County. The official US Postal Service name for 38850 is HOULKA, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38850 are contained within or border the city limits of New Houlka, MS, . The area code for zip code 38850 is 662. 38850 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38850 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38850 increased to 3141 from 2839 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38850 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38850 public schools is . % of students in 38850 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1803 62.43% 2192 -18%
 Black Or African American 1027 35.56% 820 +25%
 Hispanic 55 1.9% 97 -43%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 23 0.1% 23 -87%

Zip Code 38850 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 38850 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population31412839
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households1176
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32209
Income Under $50K Per Year72.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.10%
38850 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$10000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$137736
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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 38850 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30334148586569676149403350
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566573808791908575635472
Avg Precip (In.)5.414.756.165.455.374.664.323.133.823.325.095.8957.38
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours