Zip Code 38965 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWater Valley
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yalobusha
Secondary County: Lafayette
Area Code662
Current Population:9135
Racial Majority:White 72.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 52.9%
Unemployment Rate:6.7%
Median Household Income$32796
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range240 - 479 ft.
Area195 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.14251900, -89.59656300

Zip Code 38965 Description

Zip Code 38965 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 38965 is primarily located in Yalobusha County. Portions of 38965 are also located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 38965 is WATER VALLEY, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 38965 are contained within or border the city limits of Water Valley, MS, . The area code for zip code 38965 is 662. 38965 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 38965 is 6.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% 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 38965 increased to 9135 from 8797 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38965 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 38965 public schools is White. 69.2% of students in 38965 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6459 72.95% 6345 +2%
 Black Or African American 2217 25.04% 2592 -14%
 Hispanic 88 0.99% 104 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.56% 16 +213%
 Asian 7 0.08% 11 -36%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.37% 65 -49%

Zip Code 38965 Race/Ethnicity

 White 52.9%
 Black Or African American 43.2%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 38965 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population91358797
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households3619
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32796
Income Under $50K Per Year68.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.70%
38965 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 2Bennie ThompsonDemocrat
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$103987
Average Real Estate Sale Price$164240
Current Unemployment Level 6.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.1%
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38965 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29324148586670686148403249
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566573808791918575635473
Avg Precip (In.)5.234.576.195.555.574.814.333.233.343.515.575.9457.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours