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ZIP Code 37873

Primary City:Surgoinsville, TN (View All Cities)
County: Hawkins County
Timezone: Eastern (10:59pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -82.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37873. 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 37873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37873, 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:
Surgoinsville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37873 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 37873 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 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 37873 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,073
Population Density 66 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,990
Median Home Value $102,600
Land Area 61.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,706
Median Household Income $34,256

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male122124117129849710915115416316113513512593614225
Female9211212912194103118136162152147149151120103744736
Total2142362462501782002272873163153082842862451961358961

Gender

 Male 2,027 50%
 Female 2,046 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,964 97.3%
 Black Or African American 22 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 46 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1310522129428826215438
Renter276583693530157
Total4017030436332329216945

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 939 55%
 Single Guardian 255 15%
 Singles 449 26%
 Singles With Roommate 63 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,214 71%
 Households with Kids 492 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3419272222291728282421302121203426292022
Female1622152014332021243224302023362622211619
Total5041424236623749525645604144566048503641

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37873 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37873 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 37873 real estate data, the median home value of $102,600 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 37873. Rentals in 37873 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,073 100%
 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 643 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 732 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 331 17%
 Households Vacant 284 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 28 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 10%
 2 Bedroom 288 51%
 3+ Bedroom 222 39%
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 $34,256 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37873 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 37873 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 1,057 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 807 24%
 No Earnings 1,521 45%
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 1,057 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 807 24%
 No Earnings 1,521 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,619 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 1%
 Worked at Home 74 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 347 25%
 High School Graduate 795 57%
 Associate's degree 38 3%
 Bachelor's degree 181 13%
 Master's degree 20 1%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 836 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 114 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37873

ZIP Code 37873 is in the Hawkins County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37873.

Surgoinsville Elementary
1010 West Main St
Surgoinsville, TN 37873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawkins County School District
Surgoinsville Middle School
1044 Main St
Surgoinsville, TN 37873
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawkins County School District

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