Kiln, MS 39556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kiln, MS 39556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 167
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,668
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.414, Longitude -89.448
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kiln, MS 39556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,903
Population in Households 7,859
Population in Familes 6,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,899
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,438 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $117,446
Average Home Value $174,282


Median Household Income $41,759
Average Household Income $56,307
Per Capita Income $20,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.33%
Households 0.44% 0.44%
Families 0.28% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.76%
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.

Kiln, MS 39556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39556 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 # 119 72nd
Population Density1 # 130 69th
Diversity Index2 # 384 8th
Median Household Income # 79 81st
Per Capita Income # 109 74th

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