Sherman, MS 38869 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38869: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sherman, MS 38869

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pontotoc County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.337, Longitude -88.954
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sherman, MS 38869 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 233
Daytime Population: Workers 466
Daytime Population: Residents 144
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 610
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.62
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 219
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $43,920
Average Household Income $50,618
Per Capita Income $21,507


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $118,000
Average Home Value $131,985


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 71
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 1.51% 1.26%
Households 1.32% 1.18%
Families 1.01% 1.1%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Sherman, MS 38869 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38869 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 # 383 7th
Population Density # 71 83rd
Diversity Index # 324 22nd
Median Household Income # 74 82nd
Per Capita Income # 114 73rd

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