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ZIP Code 37912

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Norwood
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (7:49am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.01, -83.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37912

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37912. 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 37912. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37912, 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 37912 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37912 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 37912 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37912 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,673
Population Density 1,907 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,610
Median Home Value $114,900
Land Area 10.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,692
Median Household Income $34,080

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7365865315268571,010764703672646626562471321247214168122
Female7585644915481,0451,079777641630688685666594432360373303277
Total1,4941,1501,0221,0741,9022,0891,5411,3441,3021,3341,3111,2281,065753607587471399

Gender

 Male 9,762 47%
 Female 10,911 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,586 80.2%
 Black Or African American 2,508 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.4%
 Asian 307 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 640 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 526 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner114758767903996681620223
Renter8431,25582371950524614693
Total9572,0131,5901,6221,501927766316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,181 33%
 Single Guardian 1,882 19%
 Singles 3,748 39%
 Singles With Roommate 881 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,246 75%
 Households with Kids 2,446 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144150147154123131115119981131141039710410791105102121124
Female151145155137119121116981101201008592949498101120135198
Total295295302291242252231217208233214188189198201189206222256322

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37912 has a small 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 37912 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 37912 real estate data, the median home value of $114,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37912 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37912 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37912 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,647 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 19 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,414 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,648 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,630 44%
 Households Vacant 918 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 438 47.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2.5%
 For Sale Only 204 22.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 20.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,439 50%
 2 Bedroom 1,854 38%
 3+ Bedroom 455 9%
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 $34,080 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37912 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 37912 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 37912 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 7,808 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,291 20%
 No Earnings 5,068 31%
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 7,808 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,291 20%
 No Earnings 5,068 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,914 96.9%
 Public transportation 80 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 0.9%
 Worked at Home 143 1.4%
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 664 9.7%
 High School Graduate 3,307 48.3%
 Associate's degree 989 14.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,450 21.2%
 Master's degree 274 4.0%
 Professional school degree 114 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 47 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,734 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 359 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 363 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37912

ZIP Code 37912 is in the Knox County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37912.

Inskip Elementary
4701 High School St
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Northwest Middle School
5301 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Norwood Elementary
1909 Merchant Dr
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Sterchi Elementary
900 Oaklett Dr
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Apostolic Christian School
5020 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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