Thaxton, MS 38871 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38871: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thaxton, MS 38871

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hurricane, MS 38871

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pontotoc County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.31, Longitude -89.159
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38871 has segments in 3 Counties (Lafayette, Pontotoc, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • PO Box Addresses: 40
  • Residential Addresses: 818
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 818

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

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Thaxton, MS 38871 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,968
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 1,064
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,176
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,968
Population in Familes 1,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $44,559
Average Household Income $55,536
Per Capita Income $20,459


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 588 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $98,913
Average Home Value $128,741


Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 547
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 1.16% 1.1%
Households 1.01% 1.03%
Families 0.83% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Thaxton, MS 38871 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38871 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 # 267 35th
Population Density # 181 56th
Diversity Index # 372 10th
Median Household Income # 70 83rd
Per Capita Income # 152 63rd

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