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ZIP Code 37617

Primary City:Blountville, TN (View All Cities)
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.53, -82.38
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37617. 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 37617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37617, 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:
Blountville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37617 is located in northeast 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 37617 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37617 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,251
Population Density 242 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,130
Median Home Value $144,100
Land Area 58.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,566
Median Household Income $45,996

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male32037844446842538439351455156856653148642830221711983
Female332358400404365314378494538538563541535429327210173175
Total6527368448727906987711,0081,0891,1061,1291,0721,021857629427292258

Gender

 Male 7,177 50%
 Female 7,074 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,891 97.5%
 Black Or African American 110 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 43 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 127 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner463327609801,036817451157
Renter93192209188153815417
Total1395249691,1681,189898505174

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,258 59%
 Single Guardian 780 14%
 Singles 1,335 24%
 Singles With Roommate 193 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,953 71%
 Households with Kids 1,613 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5282716469698678769783827710586113106857888
Female6762747576726677677392897274878889756573
Total119144145139145141152155143170175171149179173201195160143161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37617 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37617 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 37617 real estate data, the median home value of $144,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 37617. Rentals in 37617 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 37617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,517 94.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 575 4.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 147 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,638 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,941 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 987 16%
 Households Vacant 564 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 105 18.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.8%
 For Sale Only 98 17.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 13.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 43.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 180 17%
 2 Bedroom 423 39%
 3+ Bedroom 486 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 $45,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37617 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 37617 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,304 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,977 25%
 No Earnings 4,615 39%
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 4,304 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,977 25%
 No Earnings 4,615 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,537 95.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 11 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 0.8%
 Worked at Home 230 3.9%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 970 19%
 High School Graduate 2,798 56%
 Associate's degree 302 6%
 Bachelor's degree 578 12%
 Master's degree 234 5%
 Professional school degree 96 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,844 76.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 312 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37617

ZIP Code 37617 is in the Sullivan County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37617.

Blountville Elementary
155 School Av
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sullivan County School District
Blountville Middle School
1651 Blountville Bl
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sullivan County School District
Central Heights Elementary
158 Central Heights Rd
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sullivan County School District
Holston Elementary
2348 Hwy 75
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sullivan County School District
Holston Middle School
2348 Hwy 75
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sullivan County School District
Sullivan Central High School
131 Shipley Ferry Rd
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sullivan County School District
Tri-Cities Christian School
1500 Highway 75
Blountville, TN 37617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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