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ZIP Code 38253

Primary City:Rives, TN (View All Cities)
County: Obion County
Timezone: Central (12:03am)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -89.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38253. 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 38253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38253, 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:
Rives, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38253 is located in northwest Tennessee and covers a slightly less 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 38253 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38253 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,156
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 484
Median Home Value $84,800
Land Area 53.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 429
Median Household Income $48,661

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3442424324293143455152284625181443
Female373542373525343951384740402816161111
Total717784805954658296899968865334301514

Gender

 Male 574 50%
 Female 582 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,115 96.5%
 Black Or African American 19 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12864887454347
Renter72021176233
Total8488510580563710

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 269 63%
 Single Guardian 66 15%
 Singles 78 18%
 Singles With Roommate 16 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 274 64%
 Households with Kids 155 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male73108689127136968115911710
Female586106123599116133105810410
Total1211161812201217162217151911211017211120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38253 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38253 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 38253 real estate data, the median home value of $84,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38253 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38253 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,156 100%
 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 207 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 143 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 79 16%
 Households Vacant 55 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 3 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 3%
 2 Bedroom 44 41%
 3+ Bedroom 60 56%
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 $48,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38253 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38253 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 438 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 26%
 No Earnings 329 32%
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 438 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 26%
 No Earnings 329 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 595 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 25 4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 130 27.1%
 High School Graduate 249 52.0%
 Associate's degree 20 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 77 16.1%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 252 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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