Ruleville, MS 38771 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38771: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ruleville, MS 38771

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sunflower County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.721, Longitude -90.545
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • PO Box Addresses: 299
  • Residential Addresses: 963
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 94
    • Single Family Addresses: 869

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

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Ruleville, MS 38771 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,924
Daytime Population: Workers 792
Daytime Population: Residents 2,072
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,864
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 2,812
Population in Familes 2,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $23,972
Average Household Income $36,115
Per Capita Income $12,872


Total Housing Units 1,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 533 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 455 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $67,759
Average Home Value $75,141


Total Households 988
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 697
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 -1.47% -1.49%
Households -1.3% -1.44%
Families -1.49% -1.54%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Ruleville, MS 38771 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38771 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 # 213 49th
Population Density # 165 60th
Diversity Index # 316 24th
Median Household Income # 375 9th
Per Capita Income # 386 7th

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