Ashland, MS 38603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashland, MS 38603

Acceptable Alternative
Canaan, MS 38603

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cannon, MS 38603
Snow Lake Shores, MS 38603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Benton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.831, Longitude -89.171
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38603 has segments in 2 Counties (Benton, Tippah).

  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • PO Box Addresses: 210
  • Residential Addresses: 1,349
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,349

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  1. 38603 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 38603 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Mississippi Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Ashland, MS 38603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashland, MS 38603 Housing Affordability Index is 261
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ashland, MS 38603 Wealth Index is 52
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,762 (100%)
Population in Households 2,684 (97.2%)
Population in Families 2,152 (77.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 78 ( 2.8%)
Population Density 23
Diversity Index2 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,218
Average Household Income $53,683
Per Capita Income $22,570
Wealth Index4 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,003 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $82,632
Housing Affordability Index3 261
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,159
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 730
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.24% -0.6%
Households -0.15% -0.58%
Families -0.45% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Ashland, MS 38603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38603 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 227 45th
Population Density # 283 32nd
Diversity Index # 208 50th
Median Household Income # 164 60th
Per Capita Income # 122 71st

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