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, 2017)


Total Population 17,174
Daytime Population: Workers 5,894
Daytime Population: Residents 10,520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,414
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 16,670
Population in Familes 14,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 504
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $36,161
Average Household Income $52,633
Per Capita Income $19,512


Total Housing Units 7,134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,485 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,714 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 935 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $85,842
Average Home Value $107,246


Total Households 6,199
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 4,333
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 -0.04% -0.25%
Households -0.09% -0.29%
Families -0.27% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Carthage, MS 39051 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39051 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 # 60 86th
Population Density # 202 51st
Diversity Index # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 199 52nd
Per Capita Income # 199 52nd

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