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ZIP Code 38240

Primary City:Obion, TN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (5:50pm)
Coordinates:36.2, -89.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38240. 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 38240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38240, 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:
Obion, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38240 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 38240 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,259
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,039
Median Home Value $77,500
Land Area 86.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 906
Median Household Income $39,709

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male488482754066607683857972866751231612
Female5572100754950757360818786756743373831
Total1031561821508911613514914316616615816113494605443

Gender

 Male 1,105 49%
 Female 1,154 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,152 95.3%
 Black Or African American 68 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner747991261531246928
Renter136555403129155
Total201121541661841538433

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 476 53%
 Single Guardian 160 18%
 Singles 225 25%
 Singles With Roommate 45 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 613 68%
 Households with Kids 293 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13661112201819152010211417171317181011
Female10158121219161213191824221716181715911
Total2321142324393431283928453634333134331922

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38240 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38240 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 38240 real estate data, the median home value of $77,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,259 100%
 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 316 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 337 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 253 24%
 Households Vacant 133 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 29.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 15 11.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 6.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 14.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 36.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 4%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 67 35%
 3+ Bedroom 120 62%
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 $39,709 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38240 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 38240 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38240 can expect to fall in that range. 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 715 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 424 21%
 No Earnings 835 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 715 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 424 21%
 No Earnings 835 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 999 96.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 3.4%
 Worked at Home 5 0.5%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 202 24%
 High School Graduate 529 62%
 Associate's degree 14 2%
 Bachelor's degree 83 10%
 Master's degree 20 2%
 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 311 98.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 0.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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