Shannon, MS 38868 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38868: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shannon, MS 38868

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brewer, MS 38868
Old Union, MS 38868
Pine Grove, MS 38868

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.12, Longitude -88.714
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38868 has segments in 4 Counties (Chickasaw, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc).

  • Businesses Addresses: 131
  • PO Box Addresses: 437
  • Residential Addresses: 1,819
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,819

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

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Shannon, MS 38868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,080
Daytime Population: Workers 3,483
Daytime Population: Residents 2,368
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 5,080
Population in Familes 4,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $40,034
Average Household Income $49,520
Per Capita Income $19,467


Total Housing Units 2,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,439 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $86,769
Average Home Value $110,007


Total Households 1,997
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,379
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 0.26% 0.31%
Households 0.28% 0.29%
Families 0.02% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Shannon, MS 38868 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38868 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 # 164 60th
Population Density # 109 74th
Diversity Index # 59 86th
Median Household Income # 124 70th
Per Capita Income # 202 51st

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