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ZIP Code 38505

Primary City:Cookeville, TN (View All Cities)
Organization:Tennessee Tech Univ
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Putnam County
Timezone: Central (9:39pm)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.177, -85.504
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38505. 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 38505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38505, 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
Tennessee Tech Univ

Stats and Demographics for the 38505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38505 is located in north Tennessee and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38505 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38505 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,806
Population Density 13,592 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 1,057 59%
 Female 749 41%


 White 1,596 88.4%
 Black Or African American 146 8.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 18 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.7%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,806 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 38505 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 38505 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38505 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 142 8%
 No Earnings 1,611 92%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 142 8%
 No Earnings 1,611 92%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15 54%
 Public transportation 6 21%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 18%
 Worked at Home 2 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38505

ZIP Code 38505 is in the Putnam County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38505.

T T U Child Development Lab
Matthewsdaniels Hall
Cookeville, TN 38505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Putnam County School District

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