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ZIP Code 38257

Primary City:South Fulton, TN (View All Cities)
County: Obion County
Timezone: Central (8:44am)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -88.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38257. 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 38257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38257, 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:
South Fulton, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38257 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 38257 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38257 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,397
Population Density 80 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,118
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 54.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,896
Median Household Income $40,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1101211411331009812513012613916917915211984664633
Female1201261511388612612714012517217420116515094907764
Total23024729227118622425227025131134338031726917815612397

Gender

 Male 2,071 47%
 Female 2,326 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,792 86.2%
 Black Or African American 513 11.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1110818727134224616946
Renter36971049764443935
Total4720529136840629020881

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 927 49%
 Single Guardian 342 18%
 Singles 542 29%
 Singles With Roommate 85 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,347 71%
 Households with Kids 549 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2529231723203227192732282529262831262232
Female2622272118282230283227233336342740122525
Total5151503841485457475959515865605571384757

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38257 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38257 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38257 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38257 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38257 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,388 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 728 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 652 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 516 24%
 Households Vacant 222 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 27 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 3%
 1 Bedroom 86 17%
 2 Bedroom 260 52%
 3+ Bedroom 136 27%
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 $40,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38257 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, 38257 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. More commuters in 38257 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 1,227 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 893 25%
 No Earnings 1,448 41%
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 1,227 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 893 25%
 No Earnings 1,448 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,676 95.9%
 Public transportation 7 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 3.7%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
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 281 17.9%
 High School Graduate 1,045 66.7%
 Associate's degree 62 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 144 9.2%
 Master's degree 31 2.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 578 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38257

ZIP Code 38257 is in the Obion County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38257.

South Fulton Middle / High School
1302 South Fulton Dr
South Fulton, TN 38257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Obion County School District
South Fulton Elementary
209 John C. Jones Pw
South Fulton, TN 38257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Obion County School District

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