38828 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 38828: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blue Springs, MS 38828

Acceptable Alternative
Sherman, MS 38828

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alpine, MS 38828
Branyan, MS 38828
Center, MS 38828
Cherrycreek, MS 38828
Endville, MS 38828
Fairfield, MS 38828
Jug Fork, MS 38828
Mound City, MS 38828
New Harmony, MS 38828

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.427, Longitude -88.869
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38828 has segments in 2 Counties (Pontotoc, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • PO Box Addresses: 51
  • Residential Addresses: 2,079
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,079

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2023, Maps updated: February 3, 2023.


Blue Springs, MS 38828 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 4,766 (100%)
Population in Households 4,742 (99.5%)
Population in Families 4,007 (84.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 24 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 56
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $47,198
Average Household Income $67,826
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $26,246
Wealth Index5 55


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,059 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,323 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 502 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $163,960
Average Home Value $174,282
Housing Affordability Index3 147


Total Households 1,825
Average Household Size 2.60
Family Households 1,280
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.39% 0.20%
Households 0.52% 0.33%
Families   0.26%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
Owner Occupied HU   0.38%

Blue Springs, MS 38828 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38828 to the other 407 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 158 61st
Population Density # 143 65th
Median Household Income # 146 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 104 26th
Per Capita Income # 162 60th
Diversity Index # 330 19th

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