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ZIP Code 37659

Primary City:Jonesborough, TN (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (3:25am)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -82.5
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37659

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37659. 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 37659. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37659, 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:
Jonesborough, TN
Unacceptable:
Jonesboro

Stats and Demographics for the 37659 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37659 is located in northeast 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 37659 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 a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37659 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,585
Population Density 214 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,938
Median Home Value $148,700
Land Area 128.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,020
Median Household Income $47,647

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
Male7747799508417217839151,0679631,0831,006960953764512321176121
Female7437798057967028138521,0159821,0871,0771,008988785540385276263
Total1,5171,5581,7551,6371,4231,5961,7672,0821,9452,1702,0831,9681,9411,5491,052706452384

Gender

 Male 13,689 50%
 Female 13,896 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,514 96.1%
 Black Or African American 363 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.3%
 Asian 127 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 198 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 306 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner869311,5531,9401,9601,488692214
Renter22648345239028716811040
Total3121,4142,0052,3302,2471,656802254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,550 59%
 Single Guardian 1,489 14%
 Singles 2,500 23%
 Singles With Roommate 481 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,646 69%
 Households with Kids 3,374 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male135189146163148192137139163186203203175183131192192178148118
Female130157149165154145154175151183154157140171183164170152127135
Total265346295328302337291314314369357360315354314356362330275253

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37659 has a small 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 37659 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 37659 real estate data, the median home value of $148,700 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 37659. Rentals in 37659 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37659 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,079 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 433 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,787 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,077 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,156 18%
 Households Vacant 918 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 20.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.1%
 For Sale Only 196 21.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 95 10.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 392 42.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 183 8%
 2 Bedroom 1,091 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 44%
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 $47,647 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37659 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. More commuters in 37659 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 9,874 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,450 20%
 No Earnings 7,742 35%
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 9,874 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,450 20%
 No Earnings 7,742 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,863 95.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 124 1.0%
 Worked at Home 369 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,486 15%
 High School Graduate 5,522 56%
 Associate's degree 684 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,243 13%
 Master's degree 590 6%
 Professional school degree 135 1%
 Doctorate degree 117 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,085 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 451 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 429 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37659

ZIP Code 37659 is in the Washington County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37659.

Fall Branch Elementary
1061 Hwy 93
Fall Branch, TN 37659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington County School District
Jonesborough Elementary
306 Forest Dr
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington County School District
Jonesborough Middle School
308 Forest Dr
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washington County School District
Lamar Elementary
3261 Hwy 81 South
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington County School District
Sulphur Springs Elementary
1518 Gray Stat/sulphur Sp Rd
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington County School District
David Crockett High School
684 Old State Route 34
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washington County School District

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