Brookhaven, MS 39601 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 39601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brookhaven, MS 39601

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 937
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,350
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 462
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.584, Longitude -90.407
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39601 has segments in 2 Counties (Franklin, Lincoln).

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Brookhaven, MS 39601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,854
Population in Households 23,148
Population in Familes 19,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 706
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 9,038
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,283
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,428 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,610 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,312 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $97,646
Average Home Value $137,313


Median Household Income $34,875
Average Household Income $51,130
Per Capita Income $19,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.32%
Households 0.32% 0.23%
Families 0.1% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Brookhaven, MS 39601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39601 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 # 33 92nd
Population Density1 # 111 74th
Diversity Index2 # 148 65th
Median Household Income # 201 52nd
Per Capita Income # 143 66th

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