Merigold, MS 38759 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38759: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merigold, MS 38759

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bolivar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.834, Longitude -90.729
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38759 has segments in 2 Counties (Bolivar, Sunflower).

  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 229
  • Residential Addresses: 342
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 342

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

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Merigold, MS 38759 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,173
Daytime Population: Workers 173
Daytime Population: Residents 678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,173
Population in Familes 959
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $31,498
Average Household Income $52,434
Per Capita Income $20,115


Total Housing Units 539 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $95,402
Average Home Value $126,836


Total Households 450
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 295
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 -0.57% -0.8%
Households -0.57% -0.81%
Families -0.77% -0.97%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Merigold, MS 38759 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38759 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 # 325 21st
Population Density # 263 36th
Diversity Index # 32 92nd
Median Household Income # 289 30th
Per Capita Income # 172 58th

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