Zip Code 38862 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePlantersville
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lee
Area Code662
Current Population:2731
Racial Majority:White 67.81%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 82.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$35712
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42610
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range253 - 371 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.17384400, -88.62489600

Zip Code 38862 Description

Zip Code 38862 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38862 is primarily located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 38862 is PLANTERSVILLE, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38862 are contained within or border the city limits of Plantersville, MS, Tupelo, MS, and Verona, MS. The area code for zip code 38862 is 662. 38862 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38862 is 5.6% 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 38862 decreased to 2731 from 2978 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38862 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38862 public schools is Black. 98.3% of students in 38862 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1359 67.81% 1652 -18%
 Black Or African American 603 30.09% 997 -40%
 Hispanic 0 0% 40 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 25 1.25% 5 +400%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.85% 33 -48%

Zip Code 38862 Race/Ethnicity

 White 13.7%
 Black Or African American 82.7%
 Hispanic 2%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 38862 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population27312978
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households1075
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35712
Income Under $50K Per Year67.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
38862 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$171000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$132000
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65a - Blackland Prairie
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38862 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30334148576569686149403350
Avg Max Temp (°F)51576674818892918575645473
Avg Precip (In.)5.34.696.275.195.744.634.063.033.593.435.115.9757.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38862
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours