Sunflower, MS 38778 ZIP Code Profile

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Dwyer, MS | Sunflower, MS

ZIP Code 38778: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sunflower, MS 38778

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dwyer, MS 38778

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sunflower County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.55, Longitude -90.53
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 265
  • Residential Addresses: 318
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 294

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

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Sunflower, MS 38778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,408
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 957
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,069
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,402
Population in Familes 1,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $28,377
Average Household Income $42,467
Per Capita Income $14,368


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $73,853
Average Home Value $101,155


Total Households 474
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 343
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 -1.41% -1.48%
Households -1.3% -1.43%
Families -1.44% -1.56%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Sunflower, MS 38778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38778 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 # 300 27th
Population Density # 307 25th
Diversity Index # 188 55th
Median Household Income # 341 17th
Per Capita Income # 364 12th

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