Pearl, MS 39208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pearl, MS 39208

Acceptable Alternative
Jackson, MS 39208

Not Acceptable, USPS
JAX, MS 39208
Jksn, MS 39208
JXN, MS 39208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,087
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,190
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,016
  • County: Rankin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.272, Longitude -90.105
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pearl, MS 39208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,143
Population in Households 28,470
Population in Familes 23,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,673
Population Density1 731
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 11,158
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 7,475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,878 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,280 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 757 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $111,502
Average Home Value $125,821


Median Household Income $44,025
Average Household Income $55,636
Per Capita Income $19,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.6%
Households 0.57% 0.74%
Families 0.31% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Pearl, MS 39208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39208 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 # 13 97th
Population Density1 # 35 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 39 90th
Median Household Income # 64 85th
Per Capita Income # 144 66th

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