Ashland, MS 38603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashland, MS 38603

Acceptable Alternative
Canaan, MS 38603

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cannon, MS 38603
Snow Lake Shores, MS 38603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 114
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,273
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Benton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.831, Longitude -89.171
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38603 has segments in 2 Counties (Benton, Tippah).

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Ashland, MS 38603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,038
Population in Households 2,966
Population in Familes 2,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,250
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 803
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,005 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $85,743
Average Home Value $113,905


Median Household Income $35,523
Average Household Income $46,345
Per Capita Income $19,736
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.34%
Households 0.04% -0.37%
Families -0.22% -0.55%
Median Household Income   -2.34%
Per Capita Income   0.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ashland, MS 38603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38603 to the other 416 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 211 50th
Population Density1 # 292 30th
Diversity Index2 # 176 59th
Median Household Income # 186 56th
Per Capita Income # 149 64th

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