Oakland, MS 38948 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38948: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, MS 38948

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • Single Family Addresses: 972
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Yalobusha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.121, Longitude -89.791
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38948 has segments in 2 Counties (Tallahatchie, Yalobusha).

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Oakland, MS 38948 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,078
Population in Households 2,074
Population in Familes 1,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 901
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 589
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 700 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $62,385
Average Home Value $107,500


Median Household Income $35,103
Average Household Income $49,452
Per Capita Income $21,472
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.42%
Households -0.4% -0.34%
Families -0.66% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Oakland, MS 38948 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38948 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 # 260 38th
Population Density1 # 309 26th
Diversity Index2 # 76 83rd
Median Household Income # 195 53rd
Per Capita Income # 91 78th

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