Sandy Hook, MS 39478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sandy Hook, MS 39478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 869
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.048, Longitude -89.81
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39478 has segments in 2 Counties (Marion, Walthall).

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Sandy Hook, MS 39478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,863
Population in Households 1,862
Population in Familes 1,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 520
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 608 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $81,563
Average Home Value $106,127


Median Household Income $34,085
Average Household Income $49,199
Per Capita Income $19,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.34%
Households 0.02% -0.25%
Families -0.15% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Sandy Hook, MS 39478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39478 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 # 273 35th
Population Density1 # 235 44th
Diversity Index2 # 206 51st
Median Household Income # 212 49th
Per Capita Income # 182 56th

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