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ZIP Code 37874

Primary City:Sweetwater, TN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:17pm)
Coordinates:35.6, -84.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37874

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37874. 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 37874. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37874, 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:
Sweetwater, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37874 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37874 is located in east 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 37874 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37874 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,979
Population Density 147 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,621
Median Home Value $105,600
Land Area 101.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,853
Median Household Income $39,303

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
Male48354450746439041842243757354353748844637926817411786
Female480500464499394397464477551562540526500390326246178209
Total9631,0449719637848158869141,1241,1051,0771,014946769594420295295

Gender

 Male 7,276 49%
 Female 7,703 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,567 90.6%
 Black Or African American 634 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.4%
 Asian 87 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 384 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 242 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8045171093293270938598
Renter1112913132892381699055
Total1917421,0231,2211,170878475153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,104 53%
 Single Guardian 1,059 18%
 Singles 1,463 25%
 Singles With Roommate 227 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,926 67%
 Households with Kids 1,927 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male949197103949412611711310686961101098810792799890
Female991179180103106113948411280869690112106103958381
Total193208188183197200239211197218166182206199200213195174181171

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37874 has a slightly less 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 37874 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 37874 real estate data, the median home value of $105,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37874 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37874 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 37874 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,804 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 175 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 2,696 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,601 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,556 24%
 Households Vacant 768 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 208 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 121 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 311 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 5%
 1 Bedroom 233 16%
 2 Bedroom 548 37%
 3+ Bedroom 636 43%
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 $39,303 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37874 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 37874 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,708 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,079 19%
 No Earnings 4,988 46%
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 3,708 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,079 19%
 No Earnings 4,988 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,852 95.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 1.3%
 Worked at Home 135 2.7%
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 1,204 26.3%
 High School Graduate 2,671 58.3%
 Associate's degree 210 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 352 7.7%
 Master's degree 81 1.8%
 Professional school degree 49 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,202 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 186 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 274 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37874

ZIP Code 37874 is in the Sweetwater School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37874.

Brown Intermediate School
135 Starrett St
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sweetwater School District
Sweetwater Elementary
301 Broad St
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater School District
Sweetwater Primary School
500 Hwy 322 East
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater School District
Sweetwater High School
414 South High St
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monroe County School District
Sweetwater Jr High School
1013 Cannon Av
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Sweetwater School District
Cross Creek Christian School
501 Sweetwater Vonore Rd
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Covenant Baptist Academy
112 Key Kile Rd
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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