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ZIP Code 38543

Primary City:Alpine, TN (View All Cities)
County: Overton County
Timezone: Central (9:08pm)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.40, -85.16
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38543. 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 38543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38543, 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:
Alpine, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38543 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 a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38543 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38543 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 560
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 338
Median Home Value $114,400
Land Area 47.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 251
Median Household Income $31,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9111120109112318182128262315563
Female1612222111121618151717252623176514
Total252333412121274133353853524632111117

Gender

 Male 267 48%
 Female 293 52%
Gender

Race

 White 545 97.3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner217263655491414
Renter041089601
Total221364464551415

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 124 49%
 Single Guardian 33 13%
 Singles 81 32%
 Singles With Roommate 13 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 188 75%
 Households with Kids 63 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02233232124221433642
Female34452114453455554344
Total36685346577676987986

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38543 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38543 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38543 real estate data, the median home value of $114,400 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 38543. Rentals in 38543 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 560 100%
 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 81 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 11%
 Households Vacant 87 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 33%
 2 Bedroom 3 25%
 3+ Bedroom 5 42%
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 $31,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38543 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 38543 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 38543 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 148 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 45 11%
 No Earnings 213 52%
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 148 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 45 11%
 No Earnings 213 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 151 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 15%
 Worked at Home 5 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 25 14%
 High School Graduate 124 71%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 26 15%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 61 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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