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ZIP Code 37916

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: University of Tennessee|South Knoxville
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (7:12am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.95, -83.93
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37916

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37916. 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 37916. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37916, 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 37916 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37916 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37916 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. 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 37916 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,507
Population Density 8,392 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,066
Median Home Value $146,500
Land Area 1.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,745
Median Household Income $9,106

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12642,0933,7513491154739484445221710171511
Female17852,2143,183154472111171417181211193460
Total291494,3076,9345031626850655862402921364971

Gender

 Male 6,645 53%
 Female 5,862 47%
Gender

Race

 White 10,742 85.9%
 Black Or African American 975 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 459 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 64 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 220 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner852611119788
Renter1,93541564756214105
Total2,020441758671211813

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 3%
 Single Guardian 101 4%
 Singles 1,223 45%
 Singles With Roommate 1,346 49%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,707 99%
 Households with Kids 38 1%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5221201211021012105601,5201,279
Female414233200112012067321,4741,303
Total9363533212141132161,2922,9942,582

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37916 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37916 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 37916 real estate data, the median home value of $146,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37916 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37916 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37916 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,474 43.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 164 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6,859 54.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 91 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,580 84%
 Households Vacant 321 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 196 61%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 52 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 117 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,397 48%
 2 Bedroom 867 30%
 3+ Bedroom 540 18%
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 $9,106 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37916 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. 37916 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 37916 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 37916 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 953 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,264 58%
 No Earnings 4,349 35%
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 953 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,264 58%
 No Earnings 4,349 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,206 66%
 Public transportation 79 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 966 20%
 Worked at Home 595 12%
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 81 8%
 High School Graduate 250 24%
 Associate's degree 46 4%
 Bachelor's degree 333 32%
 Master's degree 169 16%
 Professional school degree 123 12%
 Doctorate degree 44 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 87 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37916

ZIP Code 37916 is in the Knox County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37916.

Ft Sanders Education Development Center
501 South Twentyfirst St
Knoxville, TN 37916
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Thackston School
2023 Lake Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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