Gloster, MS 39638 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 39638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gloster, MS 39638

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ariel, MS 39638
Bewelcome, MS 39638
Cassels, MS 39638
Eunice, MS 39638
Homochitto, MS 39638
Tatum, MS 39638
White Cap, MS 39638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 86
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,066
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20
  • County: Amite County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.248, Longitude -91.03
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gloster, MS 39638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,250
Population in Households 3,250
Population in Familes 2,644
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,409
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 906
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,106 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $65,350
Average Home Value $102,238


Median Household Income $27,783
Average Household Income $39,931
Per Capita Income $17,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.51%
Households 0.07% -0.33%
Families -0.18% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.18%
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.

Gloster, MS 39638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39638 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 # 199 52nd
Population Density1 # 318 24th
Diversity Index2 # 94 78th
Median Household Income # 336 19th
Per Capita Income # 273 35th

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