Zip Code 38868 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameShannon
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lee
Secondary County: Pontotoc
Area Code662
Current Population:5481
Racial Majority:White 59.33%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 59.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$38687
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37950
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range210 - 377 ft.
Area64 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.11717900, -88.75006900

Zip Code 38868 Description

Zip Code 38868 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38868 is primarily located in Lee County. Portions of 38868 are also located in Pontotoc County. The official US Postal Service name for 38868 is SHANNON, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38868 are contained within or border the city limits of Shannon, MS, Okolona, MS, . The area code for zip code 38868 is 662. 38868 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38868 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 38868 increased to 5481 from 5278 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38868 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38868 public schools is Black. 86.2% of students in 38868 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3139 59.33% 3034 +3%
 Black Or African American 2106 39.8% 2279 -8%
 Hispanic 0 0% 89 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 7 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 10 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 62 0.87% 62 -26%

Zip Code 38868 Race/Ethnicity

 White 37.1%
 Black Or African American 59.3%
 Hispanic 2.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 38868 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population54815278
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households2146
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38687
Income Under $50K Per Year64.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.60%
38868 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$90125
Average Real Estate Sale Price$102455
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 38868 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)31344249586670686249413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51576574818891918575645473
Avg Precip (In.)5.294.756.315.265.514.544.23.073.713.375.085.8356.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38868
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours