Oakland, MS 38948 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38948: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, MS 38948

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Yalobusha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.121, Longitude -89.791
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38948 has segments in 2 Counties (Tallahatchie, Yalobusha).

  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • PO Box Addresses: 109
  • Residential Addresses: 969
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 969

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

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Oakland, MS 38948 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,061
Daytime Population: Workers 555
Daytime Population: Residents 1,168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,723
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 2,057
Population in Familes 1,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $37,641
Average Household Income $53,746
Per Capita Income $23,214


Total Housing Units 1,224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $65,597
Average Home Value $107,577


Total Households 889
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 584
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 -0.38% -0.25%
Households -0.31% -0.2%
Families -0.51% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Oakland, MS 38948 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38948 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 # 262 37th
Population Density # 283 32nd
Diversity Index # 74 82nd
Median Household Income # 166 60th
Per Capita Income # 70 83rd

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