Shelby, MS 38774 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38774: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelby, MS 38774

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hushpuckena, MS 38774
Lombardy, MS 38774

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bolivar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.949, Longitude -90.765
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • PO Box Addresses: 700
  • Residential Addresses: 199
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 99
    • Single Family Addresses: 100

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

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Shelby, MS 38774 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,339
Daytime Population: Workers 478
Daytime Population: Residents 1,725
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 2,308
Population in Familes 1,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $19,948
Average Household Income $33,549
Per Capita Income $12,642


Total Housing Units 987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $65,588
Average Home Value $79,447


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 600
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 -0.41% -0.7%
Households -0.25% -0.58%
Families -0.45% -0.74%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Shelby, MS 38774 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38774 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 # 242 42nd
Population Density # 216 48th
Diversity Index # 371 10th
Median Household Income # 396 4th
Per Capita Income # 388 6th

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