Moorhead, MS 38761 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38761: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Moorhead, MS 38761

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • Single Family Addresses: 317
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sunflower County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.45, Longitude -90.504
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38761 has segments in 2 Counties (Leflore, Sunflower).

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Moorhead, MS 38761 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,712
Population in Households 2,357
Population in Familes 2,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 779
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 397 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 382 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $59,201
Average Home Value $75,063


Median Household Income $20,814
Average Household Income $32,057
Per Capita Income $11,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.13% -0.69%
Households -0.7% -0.65%
Families -0.88% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.

Moorhead, MS 38761 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38761 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 # 228 45th
Population Density1 # 189 55th
Diversity Index2 # 309 26th
Median Household Income # 386 7th
Per Capita Income # 397 5th

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