Petal, MS 39465 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39465: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Petal, MS 39465

Not Acceptable, USPS
Harvey, MS 39465

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Forrest County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.34, Longitude -89.189
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39465 has segments in 3 Counties (Forrest, Jones, Perry).

  • Businesses Addresses: 626
  • PO Box Addresses: 478
  • Residential Addresses: 8,818
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,818

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

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Petal, MS 39465 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,142
Daytime Population: Workers 5,140
Daytime Population: Residents 11,719
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 22,073
Population in Familes 19,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 171
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $50,912
Average Household Income $62,763
Per Capita Income $23,082


Total Housing Units 8,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,238 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,874 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 686 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $133,283
Average Home Value $164,235


Total Households 8,112
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 6,055
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 0.55% 0.11%
Households 0.52% 0.09%
Families 0.34% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Petal, MS 39465 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39465 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 # 38 91st
Population Density # 79 81st
Diversity Index # 321 22nd
Median Household Income # 44 90th
Per Capita Income # 72 83rd

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