Fulton, MS 38843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fulton, MS 38843

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dorsey, MS 38843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Itawamba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.27, Longitude -88.404
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 440
  • PO Box Addresses: 461
  • Residential Addresses: 4,450
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 63
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,387

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

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Fulton, MS 38843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,114
Daytime Population: Workers 5,006
Daytime Population: Residents 6,831
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,837
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 11,121
Population in Familes 9,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 993
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $41,736
Average Household Income $55,266
Per Capita Income $21,748


Total Housing Units 5,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,252 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,202 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 732 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $95,170
Average Home Value $126,176


Total Households 4,454
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,100
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 0.52% 0.45%
Households 0.41% 0.43%
Families 0.22% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Fulton, MS 38843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38843 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 # 90 78th
Population Density # 139 67th
Diversity Index # 338 18th
Median Household Income # 97 77th
Per Capita Income # 104 75th

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