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ZIP Code 37403

Primary City:Chattanooga, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fort Wood|University of Tennessee At Chattanooga
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Eastern (3:55am)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.05, -85.29
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37403

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37403. 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 37403. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37403, 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:
Chattanooga, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37403 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37403 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37403 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37403 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,811
Population Density 3,394 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,673
Median Home Value $204,200
Land Area 1.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,362
Median Household Income $37,120

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4236248087231991148211098128117926244281723
Female4145361,2228201379254757010395543651214270
Total8381602,0301,5433362061361851682312121469895495993

Gender

 Male 2,747 47%
 Female 3,064 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,841 66.1%
 Black Or African American 1,751 30.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.5%
 Asian 82 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 58 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 48 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16685574107672816
Renter29820485101108734220
Total3142721401752151407036

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 243 18%
 Single Guardian 180 13%
 Singles 680 50%
 Singles With Roommate 259 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,213 89%
 Households with Kids 149 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male98899973854645789218566314
Female1110541314855782109101011409782372
Total201813132223158131212814141718206271,348686

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37403 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37403 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 37403 real estate data, the median home value of $204,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37403 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37403 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37403 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,526 43%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 54 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,779 48%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 379 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 328 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 103 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 931 56%
 Households Vacant 311 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 65 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 12%
 For Migrant Workers 18 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 111 15%
 1 Bedroom 241 33%
 2 Bedroom 309 42%
 3+ Bedroom 68 9%
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 $37,120 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37403 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. 37403 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 37403 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 802 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,996 55%
 No Earnings 1,684 31%
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 802 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,996 55%
 No Earnings 1,684 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,359 53%
 Public transportation 99 4%
 Taxicab 27 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 862 34%
 Worked at Home 201 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 61 6%
 High School Graduate 419 41%
 Associate's degree 14 1%
 Bachelor's degree 332 32%
 Master's degree 90 9%
 Professional school degree 68 7%
 Doctorate degree 43 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 215 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37403

ZIP Code 37403 is in the Hamilton County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37403.

Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences Csas Uppe
865 East 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hamilton County School District
Chattanooga School for the Arts and Science Csas L
865 East 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District
Tommie F. Brown International Academy
718 East 8th St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District

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