Marietta, MS 38856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marietta, MS 38856

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prentiss County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.496, Longitude -88.422
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38856 has segments in 2 Counties (Itawamba, Prentiss).

  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • PO Box Addresses: 79
  • Residential Addresses: 683
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 683

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

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Marietta, MS 38856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,298
Daytime Population: Workers 205
Daytime Population: Residents 630
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 835
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,298
Population in Familes 1,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $40,419
Average Household Income $52,079
Per Capita Income $21,426


Total Housing Units 607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $85,172
Average Home Value $102,064


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 393
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 -0.25% -0.05%
Households -0.23% 0.0%
Families -0.38% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Marietta, MS 38856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38856 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 # 313 24th
Population Density # 220 47th
Diversity Index # 402 3rd
Median Household Income # 115 72nd
Per Capita Income # 115 72nd

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