ZIP Code 39440 - Laurel Mississippi

ZIP Code 39440 is located in Laurel Mississippi. 39440 is entirely within Jones County. Regionally, it is located in the Hattiesburg-Laurel Area.

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ZIP Code 39440 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLaurel
Primary CountyJones County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)20,459
Area Code(s)601 / 769
Current Time

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39440 Demographics

39440 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Mississippi based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 39440 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 39440 is African American. The current unemployment level in 39440 is 4.8%.

Population Growth Rate-1.93%
Population Density1,033 People per Square Mile
Total Households7,724
Percentage High Income Households3.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$34,280
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$556,860
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)4.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 64.21%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 83.06%

39440 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

39440 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American70.25%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

39440 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7497.31%
Bachelor Degree1,24512.16%
High School Diploma2,88728.19%
No High School Diploma4804.69%
GED or Alternate5935.79%
1 or More Years of College2,23521.82%
Associates Degree1,11510.89%
Masters Degree5195.07%
Professional Degree3073%
Doctorate Degree1111.08%

39440 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 39440
RegionHattiesburg-Laurel Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaLaurel, MS
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area20 Square Miles

39440 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 39440
Mississippi State Senate Districts in 39440
Mississippi State House of Representatives Districts in 39440

39440 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMarch 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion65d - Southern Hilly Gulf Coastal Plain

39440 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36384552606771706552443753
Avg Max Temp (°F)57627076838991918678686076
Avg Precip (In.)6.314.776.

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