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ZIP Code 38501

Primary City:Cookeville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cookeville
County: Putnam County
Timezone: Central (9:19pm)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -85.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38501. 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 38501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38501, 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:
Cookeville, TN
Acceptable:
Algood

Stats and Demographics for the 38501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38501 is located in north 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 38501 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38501 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,687
Population Density 412 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,203
Median Home Value $139,100
Land Area 89.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,588
Median Household Income $28,770

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1981,1341,0141,2422,8071,5981,1511,0301,0541,0591,072908913694510398276203
Female1,1041,0179551,3542,2611,2751,0881,0741,0861,1181,1051,0581,024864639559438407
Total2,3022,1511,9692,5965,0682,8732,2392,1042,1402,1772,1771,9661,9371,5581,149957714610

Gender

 Male 18,261 50%
 Female 18,426 50%
Gender

Race

 White 33,017 90.0%
 Black Or African American 914 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 197 0.5%
 Asian 584 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 1,292 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 659 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1428441,2661,5021,6801,351913314
Renter2,3181,7391,050983694377272143
Total2,4602,5832,3162,4852,3741,7281,185457

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,453 41%
 Single Guardian 2,516 16%
 Singles 4,843 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,776 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,343 73%
 Households with Kids 4,245 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male228258242222230223236215230200181220203210223182202281354618
Female230205202233215208201192201201176195189194189217199297452567
Total4584634444554454314374074314013574153924044123994015788061,185

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38501 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 38501 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38501 real estate data, the median home value of $139,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38501. Rentals in 38501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,236 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 197 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 118 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,577 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,435 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,576 44%
 Households Vacant 1,615 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 765 47.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.1%
 For Sale Only 189 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 6.3%
 For Migrant Workers 11 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 484 30.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 176 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,427 19%
 2 Bedroom 4,076 53%
 3+ Bedroom 2,019 26%
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 $28,770 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38501 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. More commuters in 38501 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 10,049 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,768 25%
 No Earnings 12,967 42%
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 10,049 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,768 25%
 No Earnings 12,967 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,673 96.0%
 Public transportation 18 0.1%
 Taxicab 17 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 1.5%
 Worked at Home 348 2.3%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,728 16%
 High School Graduate 6,307 57%
 Associate's degree 382 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,594 14%
 Master's degree 372 3%
 Professional school degree 222 2%
 Doctorate degree 443 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,407 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 160 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 969 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38501

ZIP Code 38501 is in the Jackson County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38501.

Dodson Branch Elementary
16221 Dodson Branch Hw
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson County School District
Cane Creek Elementary
1500 West Jackson St
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Avery Trace Middle School
230 Cavalier Dr
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Baxter Elementary
125 Elmore Town Rd
Baxter, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Capshaw Elementary
577 Hudgens
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Jere Whitson Elementary
178 East Jere Whitson Rd
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Northeast Elementary
575 Old Kentucky Rd
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Park View Elementary
545 Scott Av
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Sycamore Elementary
452 Ellis Av
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Cookeville High School
2335 North Washington Av
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Putnam County School District
Performance Learning Academy
600 E Veterans Dr
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Heavenly Host Lutheran School
777 S Willow Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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