Forest, MS 39074 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39074: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forest, MS 39074

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Scott County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.364, Longitude -89.473
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39074 has segments in 2 Counties (Scott, Smith).

  • Businesses Addresses: 587
  • PO Box Addresses: 426
  • Residential Addresses: 5,990
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 199
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,791

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 39074 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 39074 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Forest, MS 39074 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Forest, MS 39074 Housing Affordability Index is 206
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Forest, MS 39074 Wealth Index is 46
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,049
Population in Households 14,962
Population in Familes 12,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density 56
Diversity Index1 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,456
Average Household Income $49,318
Per Capita Income $17,711
Wealth Index3 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,496 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,906 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $77,734
Housing Affordability Index2 206
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,402
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 3,666
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.31%
Households 0.44% 0.3%
Families 0.18% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Forest, MS 39074 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39074 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 72 83rd
Population Density # 148 64th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 289 30th
Per Capita Income # 299 28th

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