Zip Code 38863 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePontotoc
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pontotoc
Area Code662
Current Population:19788
Racial Majority:White 77.13%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$35651
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46010
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time23.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range289 - 499 ft.
Area269 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.21781600, -89.02515300

Zip Code 38863 Description

Zip Code 38863 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38863 is primarily located in Pontotoc County. The official US Postal Service name for 38863 is PONTOTOC, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38863 are contained within or border the city limits of Pontotoc, MS, Algoma, MS, Toccopola, MS, and Thaxton, MS. The area code for zip code 38863 is 662. 38863 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38863 is 5.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% 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 38863 increased to 19788 from 17941 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38863 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38863 public schools is White. 65.1% of students in 38863 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15696 77.13% 15615 +1%
 Black Or African American 2713 13.33% 2540 +7%
 Hispanic 1554 7.64% 1327 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.07% 30 -53%
 Asian 167 0.82% 35 +377%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 27 0% 27 -100%
 Two Or More Races 211 1.01% 211 -2%

Zip Code 38863 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70%
 Black Or African American 20.9%
 Hispanic 7.8%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 38863 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1978817941
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households7352
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35651
Income Under $50K Per Year65.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
38863 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$205512
Average Real Estate Sale Price$187458
Current Unemployment Level 5.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65e - Northern Hilly Gulf Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38863 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31344249586670686150413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566574818891918575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.464.896.285.495.594.974.093.243.893.45.176.2358.71
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38863
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours