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ZIP Code 38221

Primary City:Big Sandy, TN (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: Central (2:09am)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -88.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38221. 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 38221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38221, 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:
Big Sandy, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38221 is located in northwest 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 38221 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38221 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,308
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,043
Median Home Value $72,300
Land Area 108.45 sq mi
Water Area 17.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,460
Median Household Income $28,060

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6576104945875619596120119138194134121513116
Female627381936657658212414314714016413294743132
Total1271491851871241321261772202632662783582662151256248

Gender

 Male 1,648 50%
 Female 1,660 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,242 98.0%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner125615124032425811932
Renter133947505549150
Total259519829037930713432

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 787 54%
 Single Guardian 201 14%
 Singles 392 27%
 Singles With Roommate 80 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,102 75%
 Households with Kids 358 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1412131213121221182223221819211519211811
Female18141114161971813122412181521232317916
Total3226242629311939313447343634423842382727

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38221 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38221 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 38221 real estate data, the median home value of $72,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38221 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,308 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 599 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 593 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 268 13%
 Households Vacant 583 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 3.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 31 5.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 361 61.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 26.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 73 24%
 2 Bedroom 152 50%
 3+ Bedroom 76 25%
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 $28,060 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38221 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. Most commuters in 38221 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 774 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 625 22%
 No Earnings 1,430 51%
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 774 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 625 22%
 No Earnings 1,430 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,052 89.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 79 6.7%
 Worked at Home 44 3.7%
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 298 25%
 High School Graduate 737 61%
 Associate's degree 30 2%
 Bachelor's degree 127 11%
 Master's degree 15 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 420 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38221

ZIP Code 38221 is in the Benton County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38221.

Big Sandy School
13305 Hwy 69 a
Big Sandy, TN 38221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Benton County School District

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