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ZIP Code 37402

Primary City:Chattanooga, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown Chattanooga
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Eastern (2:27pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.05, -85.31
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37402

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37402. 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 37402. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37402, 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:
Chattanooga, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37402 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37402 is located in south 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 37402 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37402 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,917
Population Density 2,562 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,349
Median Home Value $770,800
Land Area 1.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,120
Median Household Income $9,954

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5156156312
5-97390163
10-145658114
15-1913374207
20-24200224424
25-29202132334
30-3414286228
35-3911472186
40-4410382185
45-4913399232
50-54172147319
55-59167165332
60-64153140293
65-6980101181
70-745963122
75-795286138
80-84195271
85 Plus175976

Gender

 Male 2,031 52%
 Female 1,886 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,194 30.5%
 Black Or African American 2,625 67.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 80 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242217219
25-346257263
35-4411189200
45-5423358381
55-6425503528
65-745255260
75-842193195
85 Plus07474

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 123 6%
 Single Guardian 427 20%
 Singles 1,474 70%
 Singles With Roommate 96 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,766 83%
 Households with Kids 354 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1342761
2393877
3302858
4262349
5162440
6201636
7121830
8111627
9141630
10101020
11101424
12111021
13171027
1481422
1511920
16301646
1727835
18291342
19362864
20294776

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37402 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 37402 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 37402 real estate data, the median home value of $770,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 37402. Rentals in 37402 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37402 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,247 83%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 521 13%
 Juvenile Facilities 49 1%
 Nursing Facilities 38 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 53 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 21 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,046 87%
 Households Vacant 229 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 73%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 16 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 302 15%
 1 Bedroom 1,152 58%
 2 Bedroom 375 19%
 3+ Bedroom 152 8%
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 $9,954 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37402 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 37402 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 37402 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 37402 has very few people that work at home. 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 37402 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 341 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 827 26%
 No Earnings 1,969 63%
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 341 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 827 26%
 No Earnings 1,969 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 411 55%
 Public transportation 109 15%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 221 30%
 Worked at Home 0 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. 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 444 33.5%
 High School Graduate 669 50.4%
 Associate's degree 37 2.8%
 Bachelor's degree 140 10.6%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 31 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 189 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37402

ZIP Code 37402 is in the Hamilton County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37402.

Battle Academy for Teaching Learning
1601 Market St
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District

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