Columbus, MS 39702 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39702: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, MS 39702

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 517
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,252
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 724
  • County: Lowndes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.439, Longitude -88.347
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbus, MS 39702 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,757
Daytime Population: Workers 6,349
Daytime Population: Residents 13,341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,690
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 23,100
Population in Familes 19,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 657
Population Density2 227
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $36,990
Average Household Income $50,111
Per Capita Income $19,406


Total Housing Units 9,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,031 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,980 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 802 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $117,646
Average Home Value $134,435


Total Households 9,011
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,387
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% 0.2%
Households 0.26% 0.23%
Families 0.05% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Columbus, MS 39702 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39702 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 34 92nd
Population Density # 68 84th
Diversity Index # 84 79th
Median Household Income # 177 57th
Per Capita Income # 203 51st

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