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ZIP Code 38255

Primary City:Sharon, TN (View All Cities)
County: Weakley County
Timezone: Central (10:09pm)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -88.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38255

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38255. 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 38255. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38255, 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:
Sharon, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38255 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38255 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 38255 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38255 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,299
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,080
Median Home Value $68,900
Land Area 47.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 965
Median Household Income $37,069

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male808368855758586594798171687739352418
Female676353526166526984799089748267423435
Total147146121137118124110134178158171160142159106775853

Gender

 Male 1,140 50%
 Female 1,159 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,161 94.0%
 Black Or African American 105 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9671121251461307032
Renter3040465129353112
Total3910715817617516510144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 512 53%
 Single Guardian 155 16%
 Singles 255 26%
 Singles With Roommate 43 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 685 71%
 Households with Kids 280 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1513212011241519141412131613141620211414
Female11162110121412101581289161011913910
Total2629423023382729292224212529242729342324

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38255 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38255 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 38255 real estate data, the median home value of $68,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38255 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38255 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38255 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,299 100%
 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 359 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 332 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 274 25%
 Households Vacant 115 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 11 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 35 15%
 2 Bedroom 119 52%
 3+ Bedroom 77 33%
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 $37,069 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38255 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, 38255 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 38255 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 646 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 502 26%
 No Earnings 770 40%
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 646 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 502 26%
 No Earnings 770 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 849 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 4%
 Worked at Home 8 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. 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 186 24%
 High School Graduate 494 63%
 Associate's degree 18 2%
 Bachelor's degree 74 9%
 Master's degree 10 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 386 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38255

ZIP Code 38255 is in the Weakley County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38255.

Sharon School
254 North Woodlawn Dr
Sharon, TN 38255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Weakley County School District

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