Zip Code 38921 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharleston
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Tallahatchie
Area Code662
Current Population:5061
Racial Majority:African American 66.21%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 73.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$25111
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37050
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range128 - 358 ft.
Area265 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.93090300, -90.21243800

Zip Code 38921 Description

Zip Code 38921 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Greenville metro area. Zip code 38921 is primarily located in Tallahatchie County. The official US Postal Service name for 38921 is CHARLESTON, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38921 are contained within or border the city limits of Charleston, MS, Glendora, MS, and Oakland, MS. The area code for zip code 38921 is 662. 38921 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38921 is 7.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher 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 38921 decreased to 5061 from 5248 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38921 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38921 public schools is Black. 91.2% of students in 38921 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1475 32.32% 1557 -5%
 Black Or African American 3022 66.21% 3438 -12%
 Hispanic 36 0.79% 18 +100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 10 0.22% 12 -17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 32 0.46% 32 -34%

Zip Code 38921 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.2%
 Black Or African American 73.8%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 38921 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population50615248
Male Population46.10%
Female Population53.90%
Total Households1886
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
91.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$25111
Income Under $50K Per Year79.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.60%
38921 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 2Bennie ThompsonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$137333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$78956
Current Unemployment Level 7.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 74a - Bluff Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 38921 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30334249596670686149403350
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566574818891918575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.164.55.985.455.414.854.172.923.33.295.425.6556.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours