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ZIP Code 38481

Primary City:Saint Joseph, TN (View All Cities)
County: Lawrence County
Timezone: Central (7:40am)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.03, -87.49
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38481

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38481. 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 38481. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38481, 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:
Saint Joseph, TN
Unacceptable:
St Joseph

Stats and Demographics for the 38481 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38481 is located in southwest 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 38481 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 adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38481 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 896
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 458
Median Home Value $72,000
Land Area 11.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 395
Median Household Income $34,569

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3020271937172325293842323523271155
Female192425192422162230314834322723211519
Total494452386139394759699066675050322024

Gender

 Male 445 50%
 Female 451 50%
Gender

Race

 White 874 97.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.6%
 Asian 6 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner621408165563216
Renter7712121710103
Total1328529382664219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 200 51%
 Single Guardian 58 15%
 Singles 124 31%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 298 75%
 Households with Kids 97 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male796444624541710273259
Female43453755447446235452
Total1112109711117891151116410861011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38481 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38481 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 38481 real estate data, the median home value of $72,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38481 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38481 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38481 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 896 100%
 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 159 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 158 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 17%
 Households Vacant 63 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 10 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 16%
 3+ Bedroom 77 84%
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 $34,569 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38481 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38481 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. However, that is not the case in 38481. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 318 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 22%
 No Earnings 345 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 318 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 22%
 No Earnings 345 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 420 99.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 3 0.7%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 85 27.9%
 High School Graduate 201 65.9%
 Associate's degree 7 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 10 3.3%
 Master's degree 2 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 90 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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