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ZIP Code 37208

Post Office City:Nashville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Elizabeth Park|North Nashville
County: Davidson County
Timezone: Central (3:50am)
Area code: 615 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.18, -86.81
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37208

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 37208. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 37208 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Nashville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37208 is located in northern Tennessee and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37208 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37208 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,067
Population Density 3,480 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,500
Median Home Value $96,400
Land Area 4.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,374
Median Household Income $22,409

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55775841,161
5-95195111,030
10-145405421,082
15-195565911,147
20-247551,1071,862
25-295697061,275
30-344695941,063
35-39425502927
40-44394483877
45-494935891,082
50-545726241,196
55-59489478967
60-64315356671
65-69235264499
70-74158207365
75-79110234344
80-8474173247
85 Plus79193272

Gender

 Male 7,329 46%
 Female 8,738 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,650 10.3%
 Black Or African American 13,842 86.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 110 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 362 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2434312346
25-343288731,201
35-443647121,076
45-544788971,375
55-644286441,072
65-74287348635
75-84261200461
85 Plus11890208

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,005 16%
 Single Guardian 2,292 36%
 Singles 2,548 40%
 Singles With Roommate 529 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,513 71%
 Households with Kids 1,861 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1118106224
2116121237
393104197
4113115228
511090200
69995194
799105204
888109197
9123112235
10116117233
11102117219
12114120234
1310289191
1410699205
1510094194
16119103222
17118108226
18119126245
19100160260
20154198352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37208 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37208 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 37208 real estate data, the median home value of $96,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,653 91.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 83 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,202 7.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 129 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,635 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 663 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,076 54%
 Households Vacant 1,126 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 456 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 143 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 450 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 173 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,173 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,831 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,114 26%
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 $22,409 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37208 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. ZIP code 37208 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 37208 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.

For more information, see Nashville-Davidson, TN incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,971 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,958 32%
 No Earnings 4,628 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 3,971 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,958 32%
 No Earnings 4,628 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,764 81%
 Public transportation 613 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 264 4%
 Worked at Home 271 5%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,007 21%
 High School Graduate 4,980 53%
 Associate's degree 392 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,230 13%
 Master's degree 557 6%
 Professional school degree 102 1%
 Doctorate degree 117 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,176 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 150 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37208

ZIP Code 37208 is in the following school districts: Davidson County School District and Private. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37208.

Hull Jackson Montessori Magnet
1015 Kellow St
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Buena Vista Elementary Enhanced Option
1531 9th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
John Early Paideia Middle Magnet
1000 Cass St
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Jones Paideia Elementary Magnet
1800 9th Av
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary School
1625 Dr D. B. Todd Jr. Bl
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davidson County School District
Pearl Cohn Magnet High School
904 26th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Davidson County School District
Schrader Lane Child Care Center
1234 Schrader Ln
Nashville, TN 37208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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