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: 127
  • PO Box Addresses: 427
  • Residential Addresses: 1,843
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,843

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

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Shannon, MS 38868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,382
Population in Households 5,382
Population in Familes 4,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $40,791
Average Household Income $50,559
Per Capita Income $19,615


Total Housing Units 2,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,466 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 622 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $86,765
Average Home Value $116,183


Total Households 2,088
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,440
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.1% 0.13%
Households 0.03% 0.08%
Families -0.22% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Shannon, MS 38868 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38868 to the other 408 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 153 63rd
Population Density # 117 72nd
Diversity Index # 65 85th
Median Household Income # 122 70th
Per Capita Income # 228 44th

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