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ZIP Code 37307

Primary City:Benton, TN (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Eastern (3:19am)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -84.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37307

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37307. 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 37307. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37307, 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:
Benton, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37307 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37307 is located in south 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 37307 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37307 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,870
Population Density 94 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,174
Median Home Value $114,600
Land Area 51.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,892
Median Household Income $39,135

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14717017115513913715418216618617617015214688483812
Female13412518314713112416416316318019517014615199724145
Total2812953543022702613183453293663713402982971871207957

Gender

 Male 2,437 50%
 Female 2,433 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,754 97.6%
 Black Or African American 17 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 20 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1813425432031825912127
Renter3086928168472710
Total4822034640138630614837

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,056 56%
 Single Guardian 315 17%
 Singles 454 24%
 Singles With Roommate 67 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,270 67%
 Households with Kids 622 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2736233433224034413931353432422824303131
Female3231312229143127243337433535322832253024
Total5967545662367161657268786967745656556155

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37307 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37307 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 37307 real estate data, the median home value of $114,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37307 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37307 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37307 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,761 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 109 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 752 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 699 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 441 20%
 Households Vacant 282 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 16.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 30 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 26.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 122 43.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 52 11%
 2 Bedroom 211 44%
 3+ Bedroom 212 45%
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 $39,135 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37307 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. However, that is not the case in 37307. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,478 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 921 22%
 No Earnings 1,776 43%
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 1,478 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 921 22%
 No Earnings 1,776 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,946 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 1%
 Worked at Home 42 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 462 25%
 High School Graduate 1,019 56%
 Associate's degree 33 2%
 Bachelor's degree 190 10%
 Master's degree 97 5%
 Professional school degree 17 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,039 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 98 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37307

ZIP Code 37307 is in the Polk County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37307.

Benton Elementary
215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
Benton, TN 37307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polk County School District
Chilhowee Middle School
215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
Benton, TN 37307
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Polk County School District
Polk County High School
7200 Hwy 411 North
Benton, TN 37307
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Polk County School District

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