Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 38556

Primary City:Jamestown, TN (View All Cities)
County: Fentress County
Timezone: Central (2:14am)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -84.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38556

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38556. 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 38556. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38556, 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:
Jamestown, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38556 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38556 is located in north Tennessee and covers a large 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 38556 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38556 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,540
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,386
Median Home Value $85,500
Land Area 318.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,160
Median Household Income $27,801

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36241949538928731633736540144546644643140025616910150
Female320354413389294325332406436440474506496421300205132162
Total682773908778581641669771837885940952927821556374233212

Gender

 Male 6,135 49%
 Female 6,405 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,317 98.2%
 Black Or African American 29 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 28 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 38 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 97 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46329544762920760366114
Renter1102292542521951678329
Total1565587981,0141,115927449143

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,577 50%
 Single Guardian 897 17%
 Singles 1,454 28%
 Singles With Roommate 232 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,594 70%
 Households with Kids 1,566 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6674718473729410179102108919995837868916964
Female6367706672598064797576897895888876766172
Total129141141150145131174165158177184180177190171166144167130136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38556 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38556 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 38556 real estate data, the median home value of $85,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38556 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38556 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38556 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,408 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 32 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 99 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,930 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,911 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,319 21%
 Households Vacant 1,226 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 188 15.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Sale Only 108 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 377 30.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 485 39.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 2%
 1 Bedroom 205 16%
 2 Bedroom 571 44%
 3+ Bedroom 511 39%
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 $27,801 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38556 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 38556 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,317 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,086 22%
 No Earnings 5,142 54%
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 2,317 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,086 22%
 No Earnings 5,142 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,470 96.2%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 1.5%
 Worked at Home 80 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,321 33.4%
 High School Graduate 2,042 51.7%
 Associate's degree 55 1.4%
 Bachelor's degree 447 11.3%
 Master's degree 76 1.9%
 Professional school degree 6 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,135 87.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38556

ZIP Code 38556 is in the Fentress County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38556.

Pine Haven Elementary
800 North York Hw
Jamestown, TN 38556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fentress County School District
York Elementary
218 School Av
Jamestown, TN 38556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fentress County School District
Alvin C. York Institute
701 North Main
Jamestown, TN 38556
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alvin C York Institute School District
Fentress County Adult High School
103 Smith St
Jamestown, TN 38556
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fentress County School District
Faith Christian Academy
627 S Main St
Jamestown, TN 38556
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes