Algoma, MS 38820 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38820: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Algoma, MS 38820

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pontotoc County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.179, Longitude -88.966
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Algoma, MS 38820 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 124
Population in Households 124
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 150
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $110,484


Median Household Income $30,327
Average Household Income $40,946
Per Capita Income $15,190
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.64%
Households 0.71% 0.43%
Families 0.48% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Algoma, MS 38820 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38820 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 # 392 6th
Population Density1 # 86 80th
Diversity Index2 # 276 34th
Median Household Income # 283 32nd
Per Capita Income # 349 16th

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