Zip Code 39705 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameColumbus
Zip Code StateMississippi
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lowndes
Secondary County: Monroe
Area Code662
Current Population:13667
Racial Majority:White 65.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 87.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$46970
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65420
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range174 - 269 ft.
Area66 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.58675400, -88.43471400

Zip Code 39705 Description

Zip Code 39705 is located in the state of Mississippi in the Columbus - Tupelo - West Point metro area. Zip code 39705 is primarily located in Lowndes County. Portions of 39705 are also located in Monroe County. The official US Postal Service name for 39705 is COLUMBUS, Mississippi. Portions of zip code 39705 are contained within or border the city limits of Columbus, MS, Columbus AFB, MS, . The area code for zip code 39705 is 662. 39705 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Mississippi.

The current unemployment level in 39705 is 7.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% 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 39705 decreased to 13667 from 15033 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 39705 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 39705 public schools is Black. 87.9% of students in 39705 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9166 65.3% 9203 +-0%
 Black Or African American 3956 28.18% 3508 +13%
 Hispanic 453 3.23% 464 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.12% 18 -6%
 Asian 278 1.98% 242 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.04% 25 -76%
 Other Race 12 0.09% 12 +0%
 Two Or More Races 195 1.06% 195 -24%

Zip Code 39705 Race/Ethnicity

 White 9.3%
 Black Or African American 87.8%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 39705 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1366715033
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households5761
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46970
Income Under $50K Per Year53.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.30%
39705 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Mississippi District 1Trent KellyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Mississippi Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$192509
Average Real Estate Sale Price$178822
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
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 DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 39705 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32344250596670696350413451
Avg Max Temp (°F)53586775828992918677655674
Avg Precip (In.)6.14.975.865.514.724.414.483.513.683.335.045.2656.88
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Columbus, MS
CBSA Type39705
CBSA Population59929
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours