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ZIP Code 37218

Primary City:Nashville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Nashville
County: Davidson County
Timezone: Central (8:11am)
Area code: 615 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.20, -86.90
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37218. 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 37218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37218, 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:
Nashville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37218 is located in north 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 37218 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37218 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,855
Population Density 377 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,640
Median Home Value $124,100
Land Area 39.44 sq mi
Water Area 1.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,260
Median Household Income $42,225

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42840945755536237633735437540847550445935827519712087
Female399405477498470501567599495585644644593433334281184210
Total8278149341,0538328779049538709931,1191,1481,052791609478304297

Gender

 Male 6,536 44%
 Female 8,319 56%
Gender

Race

 White 3,212 21.6%
 Black Or African American 11,071 74.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.3%
 Asian 96 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 185 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 250 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner272814697371,031769405108
Renter1372862892762041367629
Total1645677581,0131,235905481137

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,867 35%
 Single Guardian 1,680 32%
 Singles 1,474 28%
 Singles With Roommate 239 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,615 69%
 Households with Kids 1,645 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8698868287747279978194959394971351211198369
Female848172807294738383838910792106110102117838699
Total170179158162159168145162180164183202185200207237238202169168

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37218 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37218 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 37218 real estate data, the median home value of $124,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37218 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,297 89.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 852 5.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 115 0.8%
 Nursing Facilities 477 3.2%
 Other Institutional 28 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 86 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,742 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,085 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,433 25%
 Households Vacant 380 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 140 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 63 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 150 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 3%
 1 Bedroom 174 11%
 2 Bedroom 526 33%
 3+ Bedroom 876 54%
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 $42,225 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37218 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 37218 has very few people that work at home. 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 37218 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,988 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,736 22%
 No Earnings 5,480 45%
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 3,988 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,736 22%
 No Earnings 5,480 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,169 94.7%
 Public transportation 159 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 1.3%
 Worked at Home 53 1.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 980 21%
 High School Graduate 2,416 53%
 Associate's degree 352 8%
 Bachelor's degree 474 10%
 Master's degree 247 5%
 Professional school degree 44 1%
 Doctorate degree 82 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,080 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 248 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 355 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37218

ZIP Code 37218 is in the Davidson County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37218.

Bordeaux Elementary Enhanced Option
1910 South Hamilton Rd
Nashville, TN 37218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Cumberland Elementary
4247 Cato Rd
Nashville, TN 37218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Robert E. Lilliard @ Kings Lane Design Center
3200 Kings La
Nashville, TN 37218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
I. T. Creswell Arts Magnet Middle School
3500 John Mallette Dr
Nashville, TN 37218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
St Pius X Classical Academy
2750 Tucker Rd
Nashville, TN 37218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Clara Mohammed School
3620 Buena Vista Pike Ste F
Nashville, TN 37218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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