Zip Code 38859 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Site
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prentiss
Secondary County: Itawamba
Area Code662
Current Population:749
Racial Majority:White 90%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$31773
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36950
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time42.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range354 - 466 ft.
Area54 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.52214100, -88.38166300

Zip Code 38859 Description

Zip Code 38859 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38859 is primarily located in Prentiss County. Portions of 38859 are also located in Itawamba County. The official US Postal Service name for 38859 is NEW SITE, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38859 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 38859 is 662. 38859 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38859 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% 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 38859 decreased to 749 from 763 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38859 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38859 public schools is White. 56.6% of students in 38859 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 504 90% 741 -32%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 39 6.96% 3 +1200%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 2 3.04% 2 +750%

Zip Code 38859 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.7%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 38859 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population749763
Male Population52.10%
Female Population47.90%
Total Households299
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$31773
Income Under $50K Per Year77.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.50%
38859 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$178500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$107827
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
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 38859 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30334148576569686149403350
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566574818791908575635372
Avg Precip (In.)5.334.626.285.265.944.564.113.213.783.555.395.9958.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours