Zip Code 38871 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThaxton
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pontotoc
Secondary County: Lafayette
Area Code662
Current Population:1640
Racial Majority:White 86.09%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$43975
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49060
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time30.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range348 - 479 ft.
Area64 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.34992500, -89.21475100

Zip Code 38871 Description

Zip Code 38871 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38871 is primarily located in Pontotoc County. Portions of 38871 are also located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 38871 is THAXTON, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38871 are contained within or border the city limits of Thaxton, MS, Toccopola, MS, . The area code for zip code 38871 is 662. 38871 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38871 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 38871 increased to 1640 from 1541 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38871 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38871 public schools is . % of students in 38871 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1529 86.09% 1488 +3%
 Black Or African American 136 7.66% 103 +32%
 Hispanic 111 6.25% 31 +258%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 13 0% 13 -100%

Zip Code 38871 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 38871 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population16401541
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households616
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$43975
Income Under $50K Per Year57.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.70%
38871 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$151429
Average Real Estate Sale Price$176850
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 65b - Flatwoods/Blackland Prairie Margins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38871 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30334148576569676149403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566573808791908575635372
Avg Precip (In.)5.34.566.165.55.624.874.213.123.693.415.365.8457.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Tupelo, MS
CBSA Type38871
CBSA Population134477
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours