Meridian, MS 39301 ZIP Code Profile

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Meridian, MS | Russell, MS

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ZIP Code 39301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Meridian, MS 39301

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mdn, MS 39301
Meeham, MS 39301
Russell, MS 39301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,515
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,460
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,344
  • County: Lauderdale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.373, Longitude -88.696
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39301 has segments in 2 Counties (Clarke, Lauderdale).

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Meridian, MS 39301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,365
Population in Households 27,600
Population in Familes 22,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 765
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 11,061
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 6,970
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,176 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,885 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,757 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $79,405
Average Home Value $113,775


Median Household Income $31,275
Average Household Income $46,697
Per Capita Income $18,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.05%
Households -0.12% -0.09%
Families -0.36% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Meridian, MS 39301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39301 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 # 21 95th
Population Density1 # 95 77th
Diversity Index2 # 56 87th
Median Household Income # 265 37th
Per Capita Income # 214 49th

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