Plantersville, MS 38862 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38862: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plantersville, MS 38862

Not Acceptable, USPS
Padenville, MS 38862
Richmond, MS 38862

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 920
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 56
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.197, Longitude -88.664
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plantersville, MS 38862 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,665
Daytime Population: Workers 228
Daytime Population: Residents 1,382
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,610
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 2,640
Population in Familes 2,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $42,635
Average Household Income $54,729
Per Capita Income $21,606


Total Housing Units 1,138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 745 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 299 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $107,984
Average Home Value $130,470


Total Households 1,044
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 728
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 0.18% 0.24%
Households 0.16% 0.23%
Families -0.08% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Plantersville, MS 38862 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38862 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 # 230 44th
Population Density # 112 73rd
Diversity Index # 135 68th
Median Household Income # 87 79th
Per Capita Income # 110 74th

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