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ZIP Code 37909

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tibbercrest|West Knoxville
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (11:40pm)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.95, -84.01
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37909

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37909. 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 37909. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37909, 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:
Knoxville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37909 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37909 is located in east Tennessee and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37909 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37909 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,168
Population Density 2,168 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,754
Median Home Value $169,200
Land Area 7.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,098
Median Household Income $42,158

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4714083143451,054986624481381359362331274203158132130165
Female4323743003531,186944609437374408456401338275219207275402
Total9037826146982,2401,9301,233918755767818732612478377339405567

Gender

 Male 7,178 47%
 Female 7,990 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,345 81.4%
 Black Or African American 1,342 8.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.3%
 Asian 613 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 414 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 399 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34464514584603435353182
Renter1,0801,363484362253110111166
Total1,1141,827998946856545464348

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,455 35%
 Single Guardian 952 13%
 Singles 2,671 38%
 Singles With Roommate 1,020 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,560 78%
 Households with Kids 1,538 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male92879792928567857962705662646777705774138
Female98839883808569766471585858556975735482146
Total190170195175172170136161143133128114120119136152143111156284

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37909 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 37909 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 37909 real estate data, the median home value of $169,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37909 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37909 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37909 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,781 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 275 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,141 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,028 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,929 51%
 Households Vacant 656 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 346 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 91 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 144 4%
 1 Bedroom 955 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,811 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,077 27%
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 $42,158 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37909 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. More commuters in 37909 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 5,543 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,571 28%
 No Earnings 3,786 29%
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 5,543 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,571 28%
 No Earnings 3,786 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,735 95.2%
 Public transportation 122 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 42 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 0.6%
 Worked at Home 174 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 418 9%
 High School Graduate 1,766 36%
 Associate's degree 195 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,389 29%
 Master's degree 636 13%
 Professional school degree 234 5%
 Doctorate degree 214 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,507 62.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 631 26.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 276 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37909

ZIP Code 37909 is in the Knox County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37909.

Bearden Middle School
1000 Francis Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Pond Gap Elementary
1400 Hollywood Dr
Knoxville, TN 37909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
New Pathway Academy
1531 Dick Lonas Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
West Hills Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
409 N Winston Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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