Alligator, MS 38720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alligator, MS 38720

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hillhouse, MS 38720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bolivar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.129, Longitude -90.771
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • PO Box Addresses: 61
  • Residential Addresses: 212
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 212

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 38720 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 38720 (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 - 2018 Demographics

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Alligator, MS 38720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 668
Population in Households 657
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $34,783
Average Household Income $51,586
Per Capita Income $20,463


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $58,190
Average Home Value $75,282


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.56% -0.27%
Households 0.82% -0.15%
Families 0.56% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Alligator, MS 38720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38720 to the other 408 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 355 13th
Population Density # 371 9th
Diversity Index # 91 79th
Median Household Income # 236 42nd
Per Capita Income # 190 54th

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