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ZIP Code 37059

Primary City:Dowelltown, TN (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (6:21pm)
Area code: 615 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.96, -85.90
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37059

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37059. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 37059. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37059, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dowelltown, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37059 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37059 is located in central Tennessee and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37059 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37059 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,552
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 693
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 26.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 608
Median Household Income $26,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male51625165493745435467675532302223104
Female354658564835385562676255483133242111
Total8610810912197728398116134129110806155473115

Gender

 Male 767 49%
 Female 785 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,484 95.6%
 Black Or African American 35 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6437699101715012
Renter12332640171390
Total1876102139118845912

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 305 50%
 Single Guardian 115 19%
 Singles 161 26%
 Singles With Roommate 27 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 409 67%
 Households with Kids 199 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male681691318121096810131491715111314
Female781149144712141461410714139137
Total1316271322321617212022162724163128202621

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37059 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37059 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 37059 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37059 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37059 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37059 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,544 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 250 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 208 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 22%
 Households Vacant 85 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 3%
 2 Bedroom 66 70%
 3+ Bedroom 25 27%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $26,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37059 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 37059 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 372 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 219 19%
 No Earnings 560 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 372 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 219 19%
 No Earnings 560 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 483 94.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.6%
 Worked at Home 23 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 44 12.6%
 High School Graduate 292 83.7%
 Associate's degree 4 1.1%
 Bachelor's degree 3 0.9%
 Master's degree 2 0.6%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 231 90.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37059

ZIP Code 37059 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37059.

Dekalb West Elementary
101 Bulldog La
Liberty, TN 37059
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
New Frontiers Academy
3939 Old Snow Hill Rd
Dowelltown, TN 37059
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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