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: 107
  • PO Box Addresses: 216
  • Residential Addresses: 1,301
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,301

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ashland, MS 38603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,907
Daytime Population: Workers 998
Daytime Population: Residents 1,706
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,704
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 2,829
Population in Familes 2,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $35,340
Average Household Income $49,858
Per Capita Income $21,386


Total Housing Units 1,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 955 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $87,797
Average Home Value $113,874


Total Households 1,203
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 771
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 -0.64% -0.84%
Households -0.63% -0.85%
Families -0.86% -1.01%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

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, 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 # 215 48th
Population Density # 295 28th
Diversity Index # 208 50th
Median Household Income # 215 48th
Per Capita Income # 117 72nd

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