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ZIP Code 37142

Primary City:Palmyra, TN (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Central (11:28am)
Area code: 931 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.41, -87.50
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37142

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37142. 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 37142. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37142, 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:
Palmyra, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37142 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37142 is located in northwest 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 37142 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37142 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,902
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 690
Median Home Value $151,500
Land Area 36.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 641
Median Household Income $63,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55649105
5-95877135
10-148368151
15-198280162
20-24514697
25-29483482
30-346253115
35-395760117
40-446171132
45-499080170
50-547476150
55-596876144
60-646953122
65-69473784
70-74233053
75-79241842
80-84101121
85 Plus81220

Gender

 Male 971 51%
 Female 931 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,815 95.4%
 Black Or African American 32 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 43 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491221
25-34442468
35-449529124
45-5411936155
55-6412315138
65-7476884
75-8433437
85 Plus14014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 392 61%
 Single Guardian 109 17%
 Singles 113 18%
 Singles With Roommate 27 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 392 61%
 Households with Kids 249 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131023
215924
391120
4131124
5101121
6121325
7132134
8131730
9101525
10161228
11172037
12161733
13181230
1416723
15171532
16252146
17171835
18121325
19111324
2071118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37142 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 37142 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 37142 real estate data, the median home value of $151,500 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 37142. Rentals in 37142 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37142 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,835 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 47 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 334 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 179 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 128 19%
 Households Vacant 49 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 10 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 29%
 2 Bedroom 91 49%
 3+ Bedroom 40 22%
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 $63,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37142 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 37142 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 695 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 21%
 No Earnings 611 37%
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 695 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 21%
 No Earnings 611 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 861 97%
 Public transportation 13 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 16 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 131 18%
 High School Graduate 518 73%
 Associate's degree 50 7%
 Bachelor's degree 13 2%
 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 250 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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