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ZIP Code 38488

Primary City:Taft, TN (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Central (12:00pm)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -86.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38488

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38488. 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 38488. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38488, 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:
Taft, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38488 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38488 is located in south 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 38488 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38488 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,524
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,089
Median Home Value $122,600
Land Area 58.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 955
Median Household Income $55,919

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
Male7187939590686367961051039979604736189
Female67758110650716380851159691816045341523
Total13816217420114013912614718122019919016012092703332

Gender

 Male 1,286 51%
 Female 1,238 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,416 95.7%
 Black Or African American 17 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 39 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 33 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13681291891851226422
Renter143438321615113
Total271021672212011377525

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 595 62%
 Single Guardian 113 12%
 Singles 214 22%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 638 67%
 Households with Kids 317 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1912161017211918122018172414211818142422
Female1516161110132318111516171815222723151910
Total3428322127344236233534344229434541294332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38488 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38488 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38488 real estate data, the median home value of $122,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38488 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38488 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38488 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,517 99.7%
 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 7 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 456 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 336 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 15%
 Households Vacant 134 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 16%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 16%
 2 Bedroom 58 39%
 3+ Bedroom 68 45%
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 $55,919 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38488 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. 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 38488. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 926 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 410 20%
 No Earnings 679 34%
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 926 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 410 20%
 No Earnings 679 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,126 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 3%
 Worked at Home 48 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 129 15%
 High School Graduate 517 59%
 Associate's degree 37 4%
 Bachelor's degree 115 13%
 Master's degree 66 8%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 272 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 118 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38488

ZIP Code 38488 is in the Lincoln County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38488.

Blanche School
1649 Ardmore Hw
Taft, TN 38488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln County School District

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