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ZIP Code 37921

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Norwood
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (9:16am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.98, -83.99
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37921. 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 37921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37921, 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
Acceptable:
Karns

Stats and Demographics for the 37921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37921 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 37921 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37921 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,233
Population Density 1,846 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,639
Median Home Value $114,700
Land Area 15.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,295
Median Household Income $39,157

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1401,0589229341,0471,1681,041955858980881780607400255207155100
Female1,1241,0148649161,0531,3911,1301,025961993988878660518357356294223
Total2,2642,0721,7861,8502,1002,5592,1711,9801,8191,9731,8691,6581,267918612563449323

Gender

 Male 13,488 48%
 Female 14,745 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,671 73.2%
 Black Or African American 5,382 19.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 119 0.4%
 Asian 262 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 131 0.5%
 Other Race 855 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 813 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1161,1781,3021,4821,378811593215
Renter6161,20981175648819411432
Total7322,3872,1132,2381,8661,005707247

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,515 40%
 Single Guardian 2,783 25%
 Singles 3,138 28%
 Singles With Roommate 859 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,367 65%
 Households with Kids 3,928 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male218216242229211207214214212207186180181168192177172193200197
Female210230242214192213197186226168166162207161186180178168204206
Total428446484443403420411400438375352342388329378357350361404403

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37921 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37921 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 37921 real estate data, the median home value of $114,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37921 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37921 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,021 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 16 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 48 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 148 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,196 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,879 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,220 33%
 Households Vacant 1,344 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 617 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 238 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 64 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 388 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 1,118 24.9%
 2 Bedroom 2,057 45.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,290 28.7%
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 $39,157 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37921 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 37921 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 9,705 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,602 21%
 No Earnings 8,127 36%
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 9,705 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,602 21%
 No Earnings 8,127 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,980 94.2%
 Public transportation 178 1.4%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 66 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 1.3%
 Worked at Home 316 2.5%
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 914 10%
 High School Graduate 4,325 48%
 Associate's degree 1,227 14%
 Bachelor's degree 1,759 20%
 Master's degree 513 6%
 Professional school degree 110 1%
 Doctorate degree 77 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,108 75.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 546 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 815 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37921

ZIP Code 37921 is in the Knox County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37921.

Ridgedale Alternative School
4600 Ridgedale Rd
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Knox County School District
Sam E. Hill Family/Community Center
1725 Delaware Av
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Beaumont Elementary/Magnet
1211 Beaumont Av
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Lonsdale Elementary
1317 Louisiana Av
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Maynard Elementary
737 College St
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Pleasant Ridge Elementary
3013 Walnoaks Rd
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
West Haven Elementary
3620 Sisk Rd
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
West View Elementary
1714 Mingle Av
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
West End Academy
5311 McKamey Rd
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
University Seventh-Day Adventist School
1837 Brandau St
Knoxville, TN 37921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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