Houlka, MS 38850 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38850: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houlka, MS 38850

Not Acceptable, USPS
Old Houlka, MS 38850

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chickasaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.917, Longitude -89.002
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38850 has segments in 3 Counties (Calhoun, Chickasaw, Pontotoc).

  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • PO Box Addresses: 141
  • Residential Addresses: 1,448
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,448

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

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Houlka, MS 38850 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,214
Daytime Population: Workers 749
Daytime Population: Residents 1,819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,568
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 3,214
Population in Familes 2,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $34,335
Average Household Income $43,014
Per Capita Income $16,234


Total Housing Units 1,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 893 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $60,673
Average Home Value $83,651


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 863
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 0.19% 0.06%
Households 0.19% 0.05%
Families 0.02% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Houlka, MS 38850 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38850 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 # 200 52nd
Population Density # 258 38th
Diversity Index # 162 61st
Median Household Income # 233 44th
Per Capita Income # 339 18th

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