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ZIP Code 37686

Primary City:Piney Flats, TN (View All Cities)
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: Eastern (4:18pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.45, -82.34
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37686

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37686. 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 37686. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37686, 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:
Piney Flats, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37686 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37686 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 37686 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 large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37686 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,072
Population Density 240 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,414
Median Home Value $159,200
Land Area 29.52 sq mi
Water Area 3.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,949
Median Household Income $47,294

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male174198233193181206181247252264318296282205134844540
Female171174186212165200193247252282317321274207132866357
Total34537241940534640637449450454663561755641226617010897

Gender

 Male 3,533 50%
 Female 3,539 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,895 97.5%
 Black Or African American 45 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.2%
 Asian 31 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 60 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2120636153159339618653
Renter481521461167340189
Total6935850764766643620462

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,762 60%
 Single Guardian 355 12%
 Singles 683 23%
 Singles With Roommate 149 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,104 71%
 Households with Kids 845 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3641343238523634384942504745373748403126
Female3031423331423530365141303331623742383341
Total66727665699471647410083808076997490786467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37686 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37686 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 37686 real estate data, the median home value of $159,200 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 37686. Rentals in 37686 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37686 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,072 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,423 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 924 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 602 18%
 Households Vacant 465 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 51 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 204 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 2%
 2 Bedroom 418 67%
 3+ Bedroom 188 30%
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 $47,294 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37686 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. Most commuters in 37686 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,028 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,366 22%
 No Earnings 1,920 30%
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 3,028 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,366 22%
 No Earnings 1,920 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,815 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 2%
 Worked at Home 137 3%
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 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 559 20%
 High School Graduate 1,305 46%
 Associate's degree 252 9%
 Bachelor's degree 544 19%
 Master's degree 87 3%
 Professional school degree 45 2%
 Doctorate degree 51 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 837 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 256 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 83 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37686

ZIP Code 37686 is in the Sullivan County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37686.

Mary Hughes School
240 Austin Springs Rd
Piney Flats, TN 37686
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sullivan County School District

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