Canton, MS 39046 ZIP Code Profile

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Canton, MS | Farmhaven, MS | Way, MS

ZIP Code 39046: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canton, MS 39046

Not Acceptable, USPS
Farmhaven, MS 39046
Way, MS 39046

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.639, Longitude -90.007
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 933
  • PO Box Addresses: 713
  • Residential Addresses: 10,622
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,701
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,921

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

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Canton, MS 39046 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,458
Daytime Population: Workers 12,769
Daytime Population: Residents 17,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 28,717
Population in Familes 24,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $38,232
Average Household Income $56,278
Per Capita Income $20,255


Total Housing Units 11,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,904 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,328 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,031 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $154,039
Average Home Value $194,745


Total Households 10,232
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 7,236
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 1.3% 1.53%
Households 1.41% 1.6%
Families 1.04% 1.38%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Canton, MS 39046 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39046 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 # 19 96th
Population Density # 104 75th
Diversity Index # 139 67th
Median Household Income # 153 63rd
Per Capita Income # 161 61st

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