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ZIP Code 38261

Primary City:Union City, TN (View All Cities)
County: Obion County
Timezone: Central (6:23pm)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -89.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38261

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38261. 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 38261. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38261, 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:
Union City, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38261 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38261 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 38261 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38261 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,919
Population Density 91 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,731
Median Home Value $92,500
Land Area 186.30 sq mi
Water Area 6.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,999
Median Household Income $40,007

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48953557150547545152356355054959254556038031721312691
Female510591563506441532525545592569667625565466374297226290
Total9991,1261,1341,0119169831,0481,1081,1421,1181,2591,1701,125846691510352381

Gender

 Male 8,035 47%
 Female 8,884 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,404 79.2%
 Black Or African American 2,687 15.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.1%
 Asian 55 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 507 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 233 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner473866258621,025756475161
Renter26660853349037121711859
Total3139941,1581,3521,396973593220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,365 48%
 Single Guardian 1,286 18%
 Singles 2,047 29%
 Singles With Roommate 301 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,832 69%
 Households with Kids 2,167 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10911587941039192147102107121118122103114949811089105
Female991179010510810712812412411311910111911199118901039677
Total208232177199211198220271226220240219241214213212188213185182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38261 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38261 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38261 real estate data, the median home value of $92,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38261. Rentals in 38261 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38261 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,482 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 165 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 234 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,540 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,797 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,662 34%
 Households Vacant 732 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 264 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 95 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 273 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 81 3%
 1 Bedroom 338 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,297 51%
 3+ Bedroom 834 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 $40,007 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38261 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, 38261 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 38261 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 4,396 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,974 23%
 No Earnings 5,808 44%
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 4,396 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,974 23%
 No Earnings 5,808 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,963 95.2%
 Public transportation 2 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 207 3.3%
 Worked at Home 93 1.5%
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 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 1,040 20.2%
 High School Graduate 3,091 60.2%
 Associate's degree 154 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 483 9.4%
 Master's degree 293 5.7%
 Professional school degree 58 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,093 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 221 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 389 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38261

ZIP Code 38261 is in the Obion County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38261.

Lake Road Elementary
1130 East Hwy 22
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Obion County School District
Ridgemont Elementary
1285 North Hwy 45 by Pass
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Obion County School District
Union City Elementary School
1100 South Miles Av
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union City School District
Union City Middle School
1111 High School Dr
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union City School District
Obion County Career Technology Center
1700 North Fifth
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Obion County School District
Union City High School
1305 High School Dr
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union City School District
Baptist Temple Academy
1900 Longview Rd
Union City, TN 38261
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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