Carthage, MS 39051 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39051: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carthage, MS 39051

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ofahoma, MS 39051

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 537
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,981
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 224
  • County: Leake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.758, Longitude -89.585
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39051 has segments in 4 Counties (Attala, Leake, Madison, Neshoba).

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Carthage, MS 39051 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,456
Population in Households 16,803
Population in Familes 14,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 653
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 6,336
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,426
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,655 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,681 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 833 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $80,858
Average Home Value $104,898


Median Household Income $34,869
Average Household Income $50,368
Per Capita Income $18,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% -0.04%
Households 0.19% -0.02%
Families -0.02% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Carthage, MS 39051 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39051 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 # 59 86th
Population Density1 # 203 51st
Diversity Index2 # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 203 51st
Per Capita Income # 190 55th

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