Marietta, MS 38856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marietta, MS 38856

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 687
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Prentiss County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.496, Longitude -88.422
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38856 has segments in 2 Counties (Itawamba, Prentiss).

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Marietta, MS 38856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,474
Population in Households 1,474
Population in Familes 1,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 609
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 504 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $78,086
Average Home Value $96,230


Median Household Income $38,379
Average Household Income $49,510
Per Capita Income $20,456
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.12%
Households 0.08% 0.2%
Families -0.11% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Marietta, MS 38856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38856 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 # 300 28th
Population Density1 # 262 37th
Diversity Index2 # 405 3rd
Median Household Income # 129 69th
Per Capita Income # 119 72nd

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