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: 57
  • Residential Addresses: 216
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 216

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

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Alligator, MS 38720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alligator, MS 38720 Housing Affordability Index is 350
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

Alligator, MS 38720 Wealth Index is 36
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 666 (100%)
Population in Households 654 (98.2%)
Population in Families 547 (82.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 10
Diversity Index2 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,079
Average Household Income $41,786
Per Capita Income $16,275
Wealth Index4 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $43,382
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 177
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 0.65% -0.12%
Households 0.87% 0.08%
Families 0.63% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Alligator, MS 38720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38720 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 # 354 14th
Population Density # 371 10th
Diversity Index # 106 75th
Median Household Income # 349 16th
Per Capita Income # 338 18th

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