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ZIP Code 37409

Primary City:Chattanooga, TN (View All Cities)
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Eastern (9:05am)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.00, -85.33
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37409

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37409. 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 37409. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37409, 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 37409 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37409 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 37409 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37409 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,851
Population Density 652 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,435
Median Home Value $113,100
Land Area 4.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,272
Median Household Income $43,533

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male96656362113163136878485105108915528201818
Female101715154122163114857375123102947058413126
Total19713611411623532625017215716022821018512586614944

Gender

 Male 1,397 49%
 Female 1,454 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,988 69.7%
 Black Or African American 680 23.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 24 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 75 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 78 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121471151561781105721
Renter7411969717135316
Total862661842272491458827

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 472 37%
 Single Guardian 219 17%
 Singles 447 35%
 Singles With Roommate 134 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 986 78%
 Households with Kids 286 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male182316171816913913121311147112081612
Female24241820151917137151631071191381315
Total4247343733352626162828162121182033162927

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37409 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37409 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 37409 real estate data, the median home value of $113,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37409 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37409 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37409 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,837 99.5%
 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 14 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 593 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 203 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 476 33%
 Households Vacant 163 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 42 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 9%
 1 Bedroom 119 30%
 2 Bedroom 122 31%
 3+ Bedroom 125 31%
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 $43,533 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37409 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 37409 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 1,008 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 805 33%
 No Earnings 634 26%
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 1,008 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 805 33%
 No Earnings 634 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,433 91%
 Public transportation 26 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 4%
 Worked at Home 48 3%
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 91 10%
 High School Graduate 467 51%
 Associate's degree 63 7%
 Bachelor's degree 179 20%
 Master's degree 73 8%
 Professional school degree 24 3%
 Doctorate degree 19 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 289 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 105 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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