Skip to main content
U.S. flag

This is an original und secure website

ZIP Code 39051

Zip code area 39051 in Carthage, Leake County, MS

  •   State: 
    Mississippi
      Counties: 
    Leake County
    ,
    Neshoba County
    ,
    Madison County
    ,
    Attala County
      Cities: 
    Carthage
      Counties all: 
    Leake | Neshoba | Madison | Attala
      County FIPS: 
    28079 | 28099 | 28089 | 28007
      Area total: 
    430.902 sq mi
      Area land: 
    430.707 sq mi
      Area water: 
    1.95 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    1.268 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    32,7751
      Longitude: 
    -89,4945
      Timezone: 
    Central Standard Time Zone (CST), UTC-6:00; Central Daylight Time (CDT), UTC-5:00
      Coordinates: 
    32.78825, -89.50044
      GMAP: 

    Mississippi 39051, USA

  •   Population: 
    15,710 individuals
      Population density: 
    .4 people per square miles
      Households: 
    255
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.7%
      Household income: 
    $37,219 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    6,819 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    15.7% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.8% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 39051 is a South ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi with a population estimated today at about 16.393 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 39051 is located. Carthage is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

Carthage is the primary city, obsolete and unacceptable cities or spellings are Ofahoma.

  • Living in the postal code area 39051 of Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi 50.0% of population who are male and 50.0% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Carthage, Leake County 39051.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

    The percentage of education level of the population.

Leake County

  •   State: 
    Mississippi
      County: 
    Leake County
      Zips: 
    39171
    39109
    39094
    39189
    39051
      Coordinates: 
    32.75351714460258, -89.52401613609415
      Area total: 
    585.36 sq. mi., 1516.07 sq. km, 374629.76 acres
      Area land: 
    582.90 sq. mi., 1509.70 sq. km, 373054.08 acres
      Area water: 
    2.46 sq. mi., 6.38 sq. km, 1575.68 acres
      Established: 
    1833
      Capital seat: 

    Carthage
    Address: PO BOX 72
    County Courthouse
    Carthage, MS 39051-0072
    Governing Body: Board of Supervisors with 5 board size
    Governing Authority: Home Rule

  • Leake County, Mississippi, United States

  •   Population: 
    21,275; Population change: -10.63% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    36 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $32,669
      Households: 
    8,047
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.90% per 8,058 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.00%
      GDP: 
    $535.22 M, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Leake County's population of Mississippi of 21,803 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,98-fold to 21,275 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 48.74% female residents and 51.26% male residents live in as of 2020, 58.59% in Leake County, Mississippi are married and the remaining 41.41% are single population.

    As of 2020, 58.59% in Leake County, Mississippi are married and the remaining 41.41% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    8,979 residential units of which 89.99% share occupied residential units.

    31.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Leake County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    73.76% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 20.93% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.86% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.13% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Leake County, Mississippi 72.84% are owner-occupied homes, another 15.84% are rented apartments, and the remaining 11.32% are vacant.

  • The 51.23% of the population in Leake County, Mississippi who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 55.010%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 44.350%) of those eligible to vote in Leake County, Mississippi.

Carthage

Carthage, Mississippi

  •   State: 
    Mississippi
      County: 
    Leake County
      City: 
    Carthage
      County all: 
    Leake | Neshoba | Madison | Attala
      County FIPS: 
    28079 | 28099 | 28089 | 28007
      Coordinates: 
    32°44′29″N 89°32′6″W
      Area total: 
    9.34 sq mi (24.19 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.29 sq mi (24.07 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.05 sq mi (0.12 km²)
      Elevation: 
    351 ft (107 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    32,7751
      Longitude: 
    -89,4945
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    39051
      GMAP: 

    Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi, United States

  •   Population: 
    4,901
      Population density: 
    527.39 residents per square mile of area (203.63/km²)
      Household income: 
    $27,324
      Households: 
    1,433
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.00%

Carthage is a city in Leake County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 5,075 at the 2010 census. The largest chicken processing plant in the world is located in Carthage. Carthage was established in 1834, and became the county seat. It was named after their former home of Carthage, Tennessee. The city has a total area of 9.4 square miles (24 km²) The geographic center of Mississippi is located 9 mi (14 km) west-northwest of Carthages. The post office and the Jordan House are individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located on the Mississippi River, which is a tributary of the Pearl River. The Pearl River was used to ship goods by steamboat to and from Jackson, the state capital. In 1914, the Merrill Brothers Logging Company built a logging railroad from Canton to McAfee. The line was taken over in 1927 by the Canton and Carthage Railroad, which then established commercial service to Carthage in 1960. By then, Carthage had schools, churches, an ice plant, two banks, a Masonic Hall, and a Coca-Cola bottling plant. In 1964, a group known as Americans for the Preservation of the White Race initiated a boycott in Carthages against white-owned businesses that were complying with the Civil Rights Act. In 1967, shots were fired into the home of an NAACP worker in the city. In 2000, the city had a population of 4,637.

History

Carthage was established in 1834, and became the county seat of Leake County. It was named after their former home of Carthage, Tennessee. A large area known as the "Cthage Historic District", comprising commercial and residential properties of various architectural styles, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In the Civil Rights Era, Carthage began holding an annual "Tri-Racial Goodwill Festival", in which all citizens were included. In 1967, shots were fired into the home of an NAACP worker in Carthage. The town was reclassified as a city in 1964, and the population surpassed 2,000 by 1964. It is located on the Mississippi River, which was used to ship goods by steamboat to and from Jackson, the state capital. The Pearl River, located 2 mi (3.2 km) south of Carthages, was used as a shipping point for goods to be shipped to Jackson. The railroad was abandoned in 1960, and Carthage was incorporated in 1876. The Carthaginian newspaper is still in publication today, and was founded in 1872. It has been published since 1872, and is the oldest newspaper still in existence in the state. The newspaper is owned by the same family that founded the Carthage Daily Tribune newspaper in 1836. In 1927, Jackson's Daily Clarion Ledger wrote an article entitled "CarTHage is a Good Progressive and Enterprising City - Thriving Center of Leakes County Holds Modern Benefits".

Geography

The geographic center of Mississippi is located 9 mi (14 km) west-northwest of Carthage. The city has a total area of 9.4 square miles (24 km²), of which 9.3 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km²) is water. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population at 1,788. The state's population was 1,816 in the 2010 Census, up from 1,638 in the 1990 Census. The population of Carthages was 1.8 million in the 2000 Census, down from 1.9 million in 1990. The town has a population of 1,938. The United States Census Bureau estimated the population at 9,738 in 2010, up 1.7 million from the 1990 census. The total area is 9.7 square miles, or 24 km², with 9.5 square miles of that as land. The area is 0.26 square miles or 0.53 km². The Mississippi River runs through Carthage, and the Mississippi River flows through the center of the city. It is the only major waterway in the city, and it is the source of much of the town's water supply, as well as much of its population. The river is a tributary of the Yazoo River, which runs north-south through the city and into the Gulf of Mexico. It also provides a source of water for Carthage and the surrounding area.

Demographics

As of the 2020 U.S. Census, there were 4,901 people, 1,359 households, and 1,024 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 52.86% White, 44.25% African American, 1.04% Native American, 0.43% Asian,0.02% Pacific Islander, and 0.82% from two or more races. There were 1,490 households, out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 23.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.12. The city's median income was $25,052, and the median income for a family was $30,069. The per capita income for the city is $12,986. About 21.5%. of families and 26.8%. of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.6%. of those under age 18 and 18.8. of those age 65 or over. The median age in theCity was 33 years. For every 100 females, there are 98.6 males. For each 100 females age 18 or over, there is 96.4 males. The population density was 495.9 people per square mile (191.5/km²).

Economy

The largest chicken processing plant in the world can process 2.5 million chickens per week. Originally owned by Choctaw Maid Farms, the plant was purchased by Tyson Foods in 2003. The plant was flanked by a large trailer park built in the mid-1990s to house the factory's growing Hispanic migrant workforce. The Hispanic population of Carthage increased from 1.9 percent to 12.3 percent between 2000 and 2010. The plant employs 1,700 people, and is located on Highway 35 north of Carthages, Mississippi. It is located in the state's largest city, Carthage, which has a population of 4,000. It was built on the site of a former cotton farm, which was abandoned in the early 1900s and turned into a chicken processing facility in the 1950s. It has a capacity of 2,500 million chickens a week, and employs more than 1,000 people. It's located on the Mississippi River, which runs through Carthage and the town of 1,200 people, including 1,300 Hispanic workers, who live in the trailer park. It also has a chicken coop that processes about 1,500,000 birds a week. It is the world's largest chicken-processing plant, with a capacity to process 2,000,000 chickens a day. It employs about 2,700 workers, most of whom live in Carthage or nearby towns. It opened in the 1970s, and was bought by Tyson in 2003, and now has a workforce of more than 2,300.

Arts and culture

The Square Affair is held annually each May, and features walks, runs, a children's fishing rodeo, an idol competition, vendors, fireworks, and a basketball tournament. The event is one of the largest in the world, with more than 100,000 visitors each year. It is held in the heart of the city's historic center, which is also known as the "Square of the City" and is located on the square of the same name. The square is the largest square in the city, with a population of more than 1.5 million people. It was established in 1881 and is the site of the world's largest square festival, The Square of the Square, in which people from all over the world can gather to celebrate the end of the May festival. It also hosts a number of other events, such as a dance competition and an idol contest. The festival is held every year in the same place where it began, in the center of the town's central square, in front of a crowd of thousands of people in the square's main square, the "square of the square" or "the square" for the first time in the event's history. It has also been held in other cities, including New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, as well as in other parts of the United States and Canada. The annual event is held on the same site as the traditional May festival, and is known as "The Square of The Square" in New York City and "The square" in Los Angeles. It began in 1883.

Parks and recreation

McMillian Park in Carthage has baseball diamonds, tennis courts, soccer field, disc golf course, two playgrounds, and a fishing pond. Lincoln Park has a baseball diamond, basketball court, walking trail, and community center. The town has a population of 2,000. The city's parks and recreation are open to the public on a daily basis.

Education

The City of Carthage is served by the Leake County School District. The city is home to the Carthage High School and Carthage Junior and Senior High School. The Carthage Public Library is located in the city. The Leake Country School District is the largest school district in the state, with more than 2,000 students in the district. The school district also serves the town of Leake, which has a population of about 1,500. The district's mascot is the Lions and the school colors are blue and white. It is located on the city's outskirts. The town's nickname is "C Carthage" and the town's name is derived from Carthage, a town of the same name. It was once known as "Carthage" or "Carrack" in the U.S. and is now called "Carthage" by locals. The City's motto is "Loyalty to the Flag" and is used to refer to Carthage as a place of pilgrimage. It also means "loyalty" to the state of North Carolina, where Carthage was once a part of the state and the state's motto was "Leake County" It is also known as the "City of the Stars" by some locals. It has been the home of the Leakes, who have lived in Carthage since the 1800s, and the "Leakes" since the 19th century. The community's first post-secondary institution is the Leaksville School District, which was founded in 1852.

Infrastructure

Carthage is served by Mississippi Highway 35, Mississippi Highway 16, and Mississippi Highway 25. The Carthage-Leake County Airport is located north of the city. The Baptist Medical Center in Carthage provides hospital services and critical care. Carthage has its own police and fire departments. The city is located on the Mississippi River, which runs through the center of the town. It is located in the Mississippi Gulf Coast region of the state. The town is located near the town of Leake, Mississippi, which is located to the north of Carthage. It has a population of about 2,000 people, with most of its residents living in or near the city limits. It was founded in 1858. The first African-American mayor was elected to office in 1859. The current mayor is the son of a former mayor, who was elected in 1881. The mayor is a native of the Carthage area, who moved to Leake County, Mississippi in 1883. The community has a history of being involved in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. It also has a long history of civil rights activism. The state's first mayor was born in 1854. The last mayor was killed in a car accident in 1875. The present mayor was a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, who served from 1969 to 1971. The City's mayor has served as mayor since 1978. The Mayor is a former member of Congress. The Chamber of Commerce has a board of directors, which was formed in 1973.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi = 95.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 27. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Carthage = 5.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 4,901 individuals with a median age of 32 age the population grows by 20.98% in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 527.39 residents per square mile of area (203.63/km²). There are average 2.66 people per household in the 1,433 households with an average household income of $27,324 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.80% of the available work force and has dropped -5.52% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 19.16%. The number of physicians in Carthage per 100,000 population = 34.8.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Carthage = 55.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 111. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 216. 92 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 32 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 27, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi which are owned by the occupant = 58.08%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 33 years with median home cost = $94,250 and home appreciation of 0.07%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $4.94 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,631 per student. There are 17 students for each teacher in the school, 314 students for each Librarian and 432 students for each Counselor. 3.88% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 11.05% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.84% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Carthage's population in Leake County, Mississippi of 1,165 residents in 1900 has increased 4,21-fold to 4,901 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 45.14% female residents and 54.86% male residents live in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi.

    As of 2020 in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi are married and the remaining 41.15% are single population.

  • 25.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Carthage require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.68% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 19.09% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.32% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.58% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi, 58.08% are owner-occupied homes, another 32.06% are rented apartments, and the remaining 9.87% are vacant.

  • The 51.23% of the population in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

In 51 U.S. states are published

1267 Companies
712 Counties
1006 Cities

The 5 newest Companies

Aditum

1 Selleck St, Norwalk, CT 06855

ACD.net

1800 N Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906

EnergyNet

1820 E 9th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42241

Xfinity Store by Comcast

222 Robert C Daniel Jr Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909

Hartzell Computer Services

2909 Terrace Way, Bakersfield, CA 93304

Other Companies

Netplex LLC

85 Gillett St, Hartford, CT 06105

AriaLink

230 N Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933

Fiber Interactive Technologies

24 S Adair St, Pryor, OK 74361

Southwest Communication System

107 W Aztec Ave, Gallup, NM 87301

Pacific Online Inc

730 2nd St, Santa Rosa, CA 95407