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: 35
  • PO Box Addresses: 258
  • Residential Addresses: 318
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 294

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

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  1. 38778 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 38778 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Sunflower, MS 38778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,555
Population in Households 1,549
Population in Familes 1,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $29,967
Average Household Income $43,592
Per Capita Income $14,762


Total Housing Units 570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $75,741
Average Home Value $111,909


Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 378
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% -0.59%
Households 0.0% -0.46%
Families -0.16% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Sunflower, MS 38778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38778 to the other 408 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 289 29th
Population Density # 301 26th
Diversity Index # 175 57th
Median Household Income # 326 20th
Per Capita Income # 365 11th

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