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ZIP Code 38585

Primary City:Spencer, TN (View All Cities)
County: Van Buren County
Timezone: Central (3:37am)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -85.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38585

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38585. 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 38585. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38585, 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:
Spencer, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38585 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38585 is located in central 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 38585 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38585 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,717
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,681
Median Home Value $76,400
Land Area 165.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,474
Median Household Income $31,317

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male113122115123917713312010713614214014511490442613
Female91128101106879110812011912714915314112276555834
Total204250216229178168241240226263291293286236166998447

Gender

 Male 1,851 50%
 Female 1,866 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,648 98.1%
 Black Or African American 17 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2211518221927621812828
Renter314942565330187
Total5316422427532924814635

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 778 53%
 Single Guardian 267 18%
 Singles 378 26%
 Singles With Roommate 51 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,022 69%
 Households with Kids 452 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3018222324192927231920202630252724202722
Female2018112519303124241818192719171830261519
Total5036334843496051473738395349424554464241

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38585 has a slightly less 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 38585 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38585 real estate data, the median home value of $76,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38585 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38585 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38585 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,623 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 597 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 591 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 286 17%
 Households Vacant 207 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 37 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 6%
 1 Bedroom 4 2%
 2 Bedroom 95 48%
 3+ Bedroom 85 43%
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 $31,317 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38585 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. Most commuters in 38585 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 1,025 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 687 23%
 No Earnings 1,250 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 1,025 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 687 23%
 No Earnings 1,250 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,376 94.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 1.0%
 Worked at Home 58 4.0%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 342 26.4%
 High School Graduate 810 62.5%
 Associate's degree 44 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 47 3.6%
 Master's degree 46 3.6%
 Professional school degree 3 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 466 65.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 197 27.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 50 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38585

ZIP Code 38585 is in the Van Buren County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38585.

Van Buren County High School
311 Sparta St
Spencer, TN 38585
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Van Buren County School District
Spencer Elementary
311 Sparta St
Spencer, TN 38585
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren County School District

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