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ZIP Code 37861

Primary City:Rutledge, TN (View All Cities)
County: Grainger County
Timezone: Eastern (11:02pm)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -83.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37861. 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 37861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37861, 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:
Rutledge, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37861 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 37861 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 37861 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,340
Population Density 83 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,101
Median Home Value $90,300
Land Area 99.95 sq mi
Water Area 8.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,306
Median Household Income $33,448

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2692602672642121742292913163042792713182591681137637
Female22826324122721120324626732332531131128526218814110893
Total497523508491423377475558639629590582603521356254184130

Gender

 Male 4,107 49%
 Female 4,233 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,978 95.7%
 Black Or African American 49 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 186 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 93 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4221944854359946723849
Renter5614116211775854916
Total9836061066067455228765

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,936 59%
 Single Guardian 445 13%
 Singles 788 24%
 Singles With Roommate 137 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,271 69%
 Households with Kids 1,035 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6165425044635153494763534361505065584140
Female5246505343545652584240524562484243474753
Total1131119210387117107105107891031058812398921081058893

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37861 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37861 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 37861 real estate data, the median home value of $90,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37861 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,216 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 124 1%
 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 1,299 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,306 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 701 17%
 Households Vacant 795 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 10.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 75 9.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 364 45.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 243 30.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 102 15%
 2 Bedroom 355 52%
 3+ Bedroom 220 32%
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 $33,448 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37861 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. In 37861 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,124 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,411 21%
 No Earnings 3,209 48%
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 2,124 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,411 21%
 No Earnings 3,209 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,719 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 4%
 Worked at Home 116 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 716 24.7%
 High School Graduate 1,780 61.3%
 Associate's degree 104 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 194 6.7%
 Master's degree 70 2.4%
 Professional school degree 17 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,247 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37861

ZIP Code 37861 is in the Grainger County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37861.

Joppa Elementary
4745 Rutledge Pk
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grainger County School District
Rutledge Elementary School
7480 Rutledge Pk
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grainger County School District
Rutledge Primary
470 Water St
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grainger County School District
Grainger High School
2201 Hwy 11 West South
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grainger County School District
Grainger County Adult High School
7850 Rutledge Pk
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grainger County School District
Rutledge Middle School
140 Pioneer Dr
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Grainger County School District
Grainger Academy
232 Pioneer Dr
Rutledge, TN 37861
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grainger County School District

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