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ZIP Code 38049

Primary City:Mason, TN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:32pm)
Coordinates:35.4, -89.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38049

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38049. 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 38049. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38049, 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:
Mason, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38049 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38049 is located in southwest Tennessee and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38049 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38049 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,984
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,818
Median Home Value $90,100
Land Area 111.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,648
Median Household Income $32,386

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1241451551692622652481861922072041781339745502828
Female13514312316714412415510517419019415112210292634638
Total2592882783364063894032913663973983292551991371137466

Gender

 Male 2,716 54%
 Female 2,268 46%
Gender

Race

 White 2,290 45.9%
 Black Or African American 2,502 50.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 7 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 124 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 55 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1711017030129917512236
Renter2990969948311510
Total4620026640034720613746

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 782 47%
 Single Guardian 447 27%
 Singles 369 22%
 Singles With Roommate 50 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,091 66%
 Households with Kids 557 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2020262516253336353223343432383032343540
Female4216342224312237292226262425292442393324
Total6236604740565573645449605857675474736864

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38049 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38049 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38049 real estate data, the median home value of $90,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38049 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38049 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38049 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,369 88%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 615 12%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 793 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 437 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 418 23%
 Households Vacant 170 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 46 27.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 10 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 56.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 1%
 2 Bedroom 179 35%
 3+ Bedroom 327 64%
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 $32,386 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38049 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, 38049 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. However, that is not the case in 38049. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,145 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 846 23%
 No Earnings 1,650 45%
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 1,145 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 846 23%
 No Earnings 1,650 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,571 96%
 Public transportation 18 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 1%
 Worked at Home 21 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 441 26%
 High School Graduate 993 59%
 Associate's degree 52 3%
 Bachelor's degree 141 8%
 Master's degree 28 2%
 Professional school degree 15 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 737 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38049

ZIP Code 38049 is in the Fayette County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38049.

Northwest Elementary
5245 Hwy 70
Mason, TN 38049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District

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