Sandy Hook, MS 39478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sandy Hook, MS 39478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.048, Longitude -89.81
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39478 has segments in 2 Counties (Marion, Walthall).

  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 870
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 870

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

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Sandy Hook, MS 39478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,002
Daytime Population: Workers 261
Daytime Population: Residents 1,140
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,401
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,000
Population in Familes 1,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $34,543
Average Household Income $50,651
Per Capita Income $19,346


Total Housing Units 930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $84,064
Average Home Value $102,093


Total Households 764
Average Household Size 2.62
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 -0.29% -0.66%
Households -0.27% -0.69%
Families -0.45% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Sandy Hook, MS 39478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39478 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 # 264 36th
Population Density # 237 43rd
Diversity Index # 206 50th
Median Household Income # 229 45th
Per Capita Income # 207 50th

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