Fulton, MS 38843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fulton, MS 38843

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dorsey, MS 38843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 441
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,324
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 63
  • County: Itawamba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.27, Longitude -88.404
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fulton, MS 38843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,879
Population in Households 10,932
Population in Familes 9,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 947
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 4,386
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,049
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,240 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,146 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 723 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $92,535
Average Home Value $127,114


Median Household Income $40,254
Average Household Income $53,133
Per Capita Income $21,006
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.54%
Households 0.58% 0.54%
Families 0.36% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Fulton, MS 38843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38843 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 # 89 79th
Population Density1 # 150 64th
Diversity Index2 # 350 16th
Median Household Income # 99 76th
Per Capita Income # 102 76th

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