Bentonia, MS 39040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bentonia, MS 39040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,034
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Yazoo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.643, Longitude -90.369
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bentonia, MS 39040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,000
Population in Households 3,000
Population in Familes 2,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,171
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 817
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $54,167
Average Home Value $84,902


Median Household Income $36,516
Average Household Income $47,362
Per Capita Income $18,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.57%
Households -0.4% -0.4%
Families -0.63% -0.57%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Bentonia, MS 39040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39040 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 # 217 48th
Population Density1 # 335 20th
Diversity Index2 # 186 56th
Median Household Income # 164 61st
Per Capita Income # 224 46th

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