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ZIP Code 38478

Primary City:Pulaski, TN (View All Cities)
County: Giles County
Timezone: Central (11:49pm)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -87.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38478. 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 38478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38478, 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:
Pulaski, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38478 is located in south Tennessee and covers a large 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 38478 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 38478 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,733
Population Density 68 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,369
Median Home Value $101,700
Land Area 261.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,199
Median Household Income $35,737

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male533515576627558477465490537663648598556423345227142124
Female540488522637634509460545568658666642587519401291237325
Total1,0731,0031,0981,2641,1929869251,0351,1051,3211,3141,2401,143942746518379449

Gender

 Male 8,504 48%
 Female 9,229 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,638 82.5%
 Black Or African American 2,438 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.3%
 Asian 87 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 133 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 381 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner544107121,0031,101857491196
Renter27542941946833322314484
Total3298391,1311,4711,4341,080635280

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,424 48%
 Single Guardian 1,352 19%
 Singles 2,112 29%
 Singles With Roommate 311 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,021 70%
 Households with Kids 2,178 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1001111081031031091051029611912510311911099145118121144118
Female10910210410710081100941131041091179597118121111135152159
Total209213212210203190205196209223234220214207217266229256296277

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38478 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38478 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38478 real estate data, the median home value of $101,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38478 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38478 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,120 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 124 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 173 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 284 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,770 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,054 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,375 28%
 Households Vacant 1,170 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 394 33.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1.6%
 For Sale Only 147 12.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 7.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 174 14.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 351 30.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 310 12.7%
 2 Bedroom 1,251 51.2%
 3+ Bedroom 870 35.6%
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 $35,737 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38478 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. 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 38478 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,959 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,023 21%
 No Earnings 6,460 45%
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 4,959 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,023 21%
 No Earnings 6,460 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,460 93.9%
 Public transportation 33 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 210 3.1%
 Worked at Home 180 2.6%
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 1,301 22.9%
 High School Graduate 3,356 59.0%
 Associate's degree 190 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 514 9.0%
 Master's degree 260 4.6%
 Professional school degree 41 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,617 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 554 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 333 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38478

ZIP Code 38478 is in the Giles County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38478.

Bridgeforth Middle School
1051 Bridgeforth Cr
Pulaski, TN 38478
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Giles County School District
Pulaski Elementary
606 Cedar La
Pulaski, TN 38478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Giles County School District
Southside Elementary
707 South Cedar La
Pulaski, TN 38478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Giles County School District
Giles County High School
200 Sheila Frost Dr
Pulaski, TN 38478
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Giles County School District
Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool
1827 Mill St
Pulaski, TN 38478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lester Christian Academy
625 E Washington St
Pulaski, TN 38478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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