Columbus, MS 39705 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Columbus, MS

Camera Icon Photos of the local Columbus, MS area

ZIP Code 39705: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, MS 39705

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 922
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,384
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,029
  • County: Lowndes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.506, Longitude -88.404
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


39705 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Columbus, MS 39705 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,163
Daytime Population: Workers 8,753
Daytime Population: Residents 6,815
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,568
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 13,099
Population in Familes 10,474
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 190
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $51,906
Average Household Income $67,822
Per Capita Income $28,321


Total Housing Units 6,366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,084 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,396 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 886 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $158,405
Average Home Value $185,101


Total Households 5,480
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,565
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 0.1% 0.12%
Households 0.15% 0.17%
Families -0.05% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Columbus, MS 39705 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39705 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 # 81 81st
Population Density # 74 82nd
Diversity Index # 57 87th
Median Household Income # 38 91st
Per Capita Income # 25 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.

Mississippi Research Tools

Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Mississippi Census Data
Highest or Lowest: