Zip Code 38856 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMarietta
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prentiss
Secondary County: Itawamba
Area Code662
Current Population:1788
Racial Majority:White 99.59%
Public School Racial Majority:White 99.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$33612
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48000
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range338 - 397 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.48213000, -88.45604100

Zip Code 38856 Description

Zip Code 38856 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38856 is primarily located in Prentiss County. Portions of 38856 are also located in Itawamba County. The official US Postal Service name for 38856 is MARIETTA, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38856 are contained within or border the city limits of Marietta, MS, . The area code for zip code 38856 is 662. 38856 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38856 is 3.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38856 decreased to 1788 from 1840 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38856 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38856 public schools is White. 62.6% of students in 38856 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1695 99.59% 1754 -3%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 16 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 7 0.41% 5 +40%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 9 0% 9 -100%

Zip Code 38856 Race/Ethnicity

 White 99.7%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 38856 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population17881840
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households736
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$33612
Income Under $50K Per Year71.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.30%
38856 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$82000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$114137
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
Marietta, MS
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 38856 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30334148576569676149403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566574818891918575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.334.646.295.255.914.594.073.213.773.585.366.0158.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours