Walnut, MS 38683 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38683: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walnut, MS 38683

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brownfield, MS 38683
Camphill, MS 38683
Chalybeate, MS 38683

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,253
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tippah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.948, Longitude -88.9
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38683 has segments in 3 Counties (Alcorn, Benton, Tippah).

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Walnut, MS 38683 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,304
Daytime Population: Workers 862
Daytime Population: Residents 3,349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 5,304
Population in Familes 4,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $36,283
Average Household Income $49,287
Per Capita Income $19,235


Total Housing Units 2,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,529 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 541 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $73,500
Average Home Value $104,300


Total Households 2,070
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,436
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.61% 0.5%
Households 0.47% 0.41%
Families 0.25% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Walnut, MS 38683 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38683 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 157 62nd
Population Density # 173 58th
Diversity Index # 376 9th
Median Household Income # 196 53rd
Per Capita Income # 219 47th

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