Hattiesburg, MS 39401 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 39401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,702
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,489
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,627
  • County: Forrest County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.251, Longitude -89.276
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39401 has segments in 2 Counties (Forrest, Lamar).

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Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,674
Population in Households 42,430
Population in Familes 29,639
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,244
Population Density1 233
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 17,407
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 9,403
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,295 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,112 (50.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,575 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $93,137
Average Home Value $127,015


Median Household Income $29,291
Average Household Income $42,432
Per Capita Income $17,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.12%
Households 0.25% 0.02%
Families -0.13% -0.22%
Median Household Income   -0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
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.

Hattiesburg, MS 39401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39401 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 # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 64 85th
Diversity Index2 # 26 94th
Median Household Income # 308 26th
Per Capita Income # 285 32nd

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