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ZIP Code 37397

Primary City:Whitwell, TN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:49am)
Coordinates:35.2, -85.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37397

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37397. 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 37397. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37397, 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:
Whitwell, TN
Acceptable:
Powells Crossroads, Powells Crsrd

Stats and Demographics for the 37397 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37397 is located in south Tennessee and covers a slightly higher 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 37397 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 extremely 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 37397 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,127
Population Density 62 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,507
Median Home Value $112,200
Land Area 163.14 sq mi
Water Area 2.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,996
Median Household Income $40,658

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
Male2863263453542792443083453703673883333542771741305435
Female26933434830726727329535831838640340035728020815396106
Total555660693661546517603703688753791733711557382283150141

Gender

 Male 4,969 49%
 Female 5,158 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,877 97.5%
 Black Or African American 64 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.3%
 Asian 16 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 88 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5131154467171653227284
Renter7618016116499794511
Total12749170583581561131795

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,240 56%
 Single Guardian 679 17%
 Singles 917 23%
 Singles With Roommate 160 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,680 67%
 Households with Kids 1,316 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4360646764666764656774697263767269776061
Female5048476558805965727177626177555176715465
Total93108111132122146126129137138151131133140131123145148114126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37397 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37397 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 37397 real estate data, the median home value of $112,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37397 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37397 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37397 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,088 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,681 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,500 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 815 18%
 Households Vacant 511 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 133 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 47 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 93 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 205 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 8%
 1 Bedroom 58 8%
 2 Bedroom 337 45%
 3+ Bedroom 297 39%
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 $40,658 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37397 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 37397. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 3,019 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,653 19%
 No Earnings 3,892 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 3,019 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,653 19%
 No Earnings 3,892 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,868 94.6%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 2.2%
 Worked at Home 120 2.9%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,010 28.0%
 High School Graduate 2,189 60.7%
 Associate's degree 97 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 185 5.1%
 Master's degree 80 2.2%
 Professional school degree 29 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,623 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 137 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 220 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37397

ZIP Code 37397 is in the Marion County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37397.

Whitwell Middle School
1 Butterfly La
Whitwell, TN 37397
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Whitwell Elementary
150 Tiger Trail
Whitwell, TN 37397
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Whitwell High School
200 Tiger Tr
Whitwell, TN 37397
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marion County School District

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