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ZIP Code 37915

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Morningside|East Knoxville
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (5:01am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.97, -83.90
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37915

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37915. 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 37915. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37915, 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 37915 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37915 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 37915 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37915 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,647
Population Density 3,012 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,002
Median Home Value $76,500
Land Area 1.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,720
Median Household Income $10,422

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3072021651621881221541641431962481931286544181913
Female2912121702052722632191591982102612111389272465245
Total598414335367460385373323341406509404266157116647158

Gender

 Male 2,531 45%
 Female 3,116 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,268 22.5%
 Black Or African American 4,108 72.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 67 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 177 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1239711171431087032
Renter3194073505343561083915
Total33144642165149921610947

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 295 11%
 Single Guardian 924 34%
 Singles 1,335 49%
 Singles With Roommate 166 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,924 71%
 Households with Kids 796 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6856554246413339433428383233242932383943
Female5842705047475526373936373226313832485649
Total126981259293888865807364756459556764869592

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37915 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37915 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 37915 real estate data, the median home value of $76,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37915 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37915 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for < $200/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37915 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,545 98%
 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 102 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 420 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 172 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,128 71%
 Households Vacant 282 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 153 54.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 15 5.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 95 33.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 189 8%
 1 Bedroom 923 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,116 44%
 3+ Bedroom 286 11%
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 $10,422 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37915 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. ZIP code 37915 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 37915 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 37915 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 1,098 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 995 21%
 No Earnings 2,671 56%
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 1,098 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 995 21%
 No Earnings 2,671 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,549 85.9%
 Public transportation 182 10.1%
 Taxicab 6 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 2.7%
 Worked at Home 19 1.1%
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. 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 323 20.5%
 High School Graduate 812 51.7%
 Associate's degree 228 14.5%
 Bachelor's degree 115 7.3%
 Master's degree 23 1.5%
 Professional school degree 61 3.9%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 773 72.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 24.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37915

ZIP Code 37915 is in the Knox County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37915.

Green Magnet Math and Science Academy
801 Townview Dr
Knoxville, TN 37915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Vine Middle/Magnet
1807 Martin Luther King Jr Av
Knoxville, TN 37915
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Garden of Discovery Learning Center
1601 Dandridge Ave
Knoxville, TN 37915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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