Tupelo, MS 38801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tupelo, MS 38801

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ballardsville, MS 38801
Bissell, MS 38801
Chesterville, MS 38801
Mount Vernon, MS 38801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.234, Longitude -88.739
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38801 has segments in 2 Counties (Lee, Pontotoc).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,248
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,870
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,555
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,315

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 38801 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 38801 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Tupelo, MS 38801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,005
Population in Households 30,742
Population in Familes 25,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density2 390
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $41,987
Average Household Income $59,769
Per Capita Income $23,172


Total Housing Units 13,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,502 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,442 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,807 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $132,131
Average Home Value $166,333


Total Households 11,944
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 7,984
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 0.08% 0.11%
Households -0.03% 0.05%
Families -0.25% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Tupelo, MS 38801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38801 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 # 17 96th
Population Density # 51 88th
Diversity Index # 25 94th
Median Household Income # 105 75th
Per Capita Income # 94 77th

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