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ZIP Code 37917

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Knoxville
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (7:17am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.00, -83.91
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37917. 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 37917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37917, 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 37917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37917 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 37917 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 an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37917 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,072
Population Density 2,447 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,807
Median Home Value $86,500
Land Area 9.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,004
Median Household Income $30,335

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7235995976158601,108991886840871883856653458286235171126
Female7395795295538781,129849797756799917793719556425434397465
Total1,4621,1781,1261,1681,7382,2371,8401,6831,5961,6701,8001,6491,3721,014711669568591

Gender

 Male 11,758 49%
 Female 12,314 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,027 79.0%
 Black Or African American 3,445 14.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 121 0.5%
 Asian 160 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 621 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 663 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner968529121,1031,116735532268
Renter4791,237903927875495345129
Total5752,0891,8152,0301,9911,230877397

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,160 29%
 Single Guardian 2,082 19%
 Singles 4,624 42%
 Singles With Roommate 1,138 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,528 77%
 Households with Kids 2,476 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male168149127133106121121142109122132107114122120120139126110138
Female15015912213311312410912111210911310410210112099107114113148
Total318308249266219245230263221231245211216223240219246240223286

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37917 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37917 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 37917 real estate data, the median home value of $86,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37917 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37917 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,153 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 69 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 304 1.3%
 Other Institutional 27 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 512 2.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,823 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,791 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,390 42%
 Households Vacant 1,803 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 681 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Sale Only 331 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 68 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 665 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 304 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,152 37%
 2 Bedroom 2,478 43%
 3+ Bedroom 893 15%
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 $30,335 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37917 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 37917 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 7,695 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,715 22%
 No Earnings 8,948 42%
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 7,695 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,715 22%
 No Earnings 8,948 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,845 90.7%
 Public transportation 232 2.1%
 Taxicab 4 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 487 4.5%
 Worked at Home 285 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,337 15%
 High School Graduate 4,147 48%
 Associate's degree 1,322 15%
 Bachelor's degree 1,316 15%
 Master's degree 294 3%
 Professional school degree 151 2%
 Doctorate degree 126 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,824 68.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 349 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 500 18.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37917

ZIP Code 37917 is in the Knox County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37917.

Richard Yoakley School
4415 Washington Pk
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Knox County School District
Christenberry Elementary
927 Oglewood
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Belle Morris Elementary
2308 Washington Pk
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Whittle Springs Middle School
2700 White Oak La
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Knox County Adult High School
101 East 5th Av
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District
Fulton High School
2509 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District
Lincoln Park Technology and Trade Center
535 Chicamauga Av
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District
First Lutheran School
1207 N Broadway St
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Knoxville Baptist Christian
2434 E 5th Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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