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ZIP Code 37407

Primary City:Chattanooga, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Lake
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Eastern (8:36am)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.00, -85.29
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37407

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37407. 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 37407. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37407, 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 37407 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37407 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 37407 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 37407 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,932
Population Density 2,553 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,794
Median Home Value $56,900
Land Area 3.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,184
Median Household Income $21,870

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46743627634135431231224324229028125418210990473520
Female487364294321428375298268279304301226222128116897566
Total95480057066278268761051152159458248040423720613611086

Gender

 Male 4,291 48%
 Female 4,641 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,180 46.8%
 Black Or African American 3,394 38.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.8%
 Asian 32 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.3%
 Other Race 964 10.8%
 Two Or More Races 265 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner279916430231520012453
Renter2634623603722541146213
Total29056152467456931418666

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 842 26%
 Single Guardian 1,197 38%
 Singles 928 29%
 Singles With Roommate 217 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,929 61%
 Households with Kids 1,255 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8410299831011037078844559705250626768648059
Female931111008271678680605654546565725557647393
Total177213199165172170156158144101113124117115134122125128153152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37407 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37407 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 37407 real estate data, the median home value of $56,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37407 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37407 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37407 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,896 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 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 35 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 781 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 503 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,900 50%
 Households Vacant 610 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 224 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 66 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 287 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 3%
 1 Bedroom 140 7%
 2 Bedroom 1,006 52%
 3+ Bedroom 740 38%
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 $21,870 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37407 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. More commuters in 37407 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,784 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,762 26%
 No Earnings 3,114 47%
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 1,784 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,762 26%
 No Earnings 3,114 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,464 90%
 Public transportation 72 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 4%
 Worked at Home 118 4%
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. 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 1,100 43.0%
 High School Graduate 1,289 50.4%
 Associate's degree 51 2.0%
 Bachelor's degree 107 4.2%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,971 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 486 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37407

ZIP Code 37407 is in the Hamilton County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37407.

Clifton Hills Elementary
1815 East 32nd St
Chattanooga, TN 37407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District
East Lake Elementary
3600 13th Av
Chattanooga, TN 37407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District
East Lake Academy of Fine Arts
2700 East 34th St
Chattanooga, TN 37407
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District

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