Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 38506

Primary City:Cookeville, TN (View All Cities)
County: Putnam County
Timezone: Central (10:37am)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -85.5
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38506. 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 38506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38506, 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
Unacceptable:
Cookevl, Cookevle

Stats and Demographics for the 38506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38506 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 38506 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38506 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,521
Population Density 163 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,306
Median Home Value $141,500
Land Area 162.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,496
Median Household Income $44,897

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
Male779872966858664711743876882942923916867700489324231150
Female7608329038346447377968569291,0341,033966909768544426336321
Total1,5391,7041,8691,6921,3081,4481,5391,7321,8111,9761,9561,8821,7761,4681,033750567471

Gender

 Male 12,893 49%
 Female 13,628 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,266 95.3%
 Black Or African American 364 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.3%
 Asian 217 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 202 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 386 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner817681,3561,7461,8371,358753191
Renter23856948741928919614464
Total3191,3371,8432,1652,1261,554897255

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,042 58%
 Single Guardian 1,475 14%
 Singles 2,501 24%
 Singles With Roommate 478 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,099 68%
 Households with Kids 3,397 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male150128182174161194172186159213191183180199174156178171179147
Female149163151156178151156172175171181186188177214172180156112138
Total299291333330339345328358334384372369368376388328358327291285

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38506 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38506 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 38506 real estate data, the median home value of $141,500 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 38506. Rentals in 38506 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,162 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 288 1.1%
 Other Institutional 26 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,995 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,095 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,406 21%
 Households Vacant 810 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 151 18.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2.2%
 For Sale Only 173 21.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 85 10.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 338 41.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 216 10.2%
 2 Bedroom 896 42.5%
 3+ Bedroom 981 46.5%
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 $44,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38506 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38506 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,125 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,558 22%
 No Earnings 8,386 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 8,125 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,558 22%
 No Earnings 8,386 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,950 97.1%
 Public transportation 27 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 93 0.8%
 Worked at Home 194 1.7%
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 1,211 13%
 High School Graduate 5,210 58%
 Associate's degree 390 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,458 16%
 Master's degree 400 4%
 Professional school degree 146 2%
 Doctorate degree 174 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,775 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 428 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 782 15.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38506

ZIP Code 38506 is in the Putnam County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38506.

White Plains Academy
288 East Main St
Algood, TN 38506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Putnam County School District
Vital: Upper Cumberland E-Learning Network
1400 East Spring St
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Putnam County School District
Algood Middle School
540 Dry Valley Rd
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Algood Elementary
2525 Old Walton Rd
Algood, TN 38506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Prescott South Elementary
115 West Cemetery Rd
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Prescott South Middle School
1859 South Jefferson St
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Putnam County Adult High School
1400 East Spring St
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Putnam County School District
Highland Rim Academy
1200 Miracle Rd
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Endeavor
1200 S Willow Ave
Cookeville, TN 38506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Algood Christian Elementary
2660 Highway 111 N
Algood, TN 38506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes