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ZIP Code 37406

Primary City:Chattanooga, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Chattanooga
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Eastern (12:05pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.07, -85.25
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37406

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37406. 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 37406. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37406, 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 37406 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37406 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37406 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37406 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,627
Population Density 1,192 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,842
Median Home Value $83,400
Land Area 12.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,711
Median Household Income $27,632

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56415921,233
5-95585171,075
10-145565161,072
15-195035541,057
20-244556051,060
25-29402484886
30-34378506884
35-39352446798
40-44317454771
45-49400526926
50-544695831,052
55-594595521,011
60-64337455792
65-69247356603
70-74166272438
75-79139245384
80-8497198295
85 Plus61229290

Gender

 Male 6,537 45%
 Female 8,090 55%
Gender

Race

 White 2,428 16.6%
 Black Or African American 11,762 80.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.3%
 Asian 38 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 81 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 258 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2436334370
25-34209644853
35-44302587889
45-545306191,149
55-646664841,150
65-74477238715
75-84324123447
85 Plus9840138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,408 25%
 Single Guardian 2,341 41%
 Singles 1,687 30%
 Singles With Roommate 275 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,653 64%
 Households with Kids 2,058 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1132108240
2137109246
3111149260
4142120262
5106104210
611896214
710095195
8115102217
9119120239
10119109228
1112094214
12105106211
13112106218
14100101201
1599113212
1612195216
1795119214
1890122212
1998105203
2093134227

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37406 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37406 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 37406 real estate data, the median home value of $83,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37406 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37406 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37406 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,328 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 267 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,844 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 798 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,069 45%
 Households Vacant 1,131 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 533 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 128 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 416 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 3%
 1 Bedroom 139 5%
 2 Bedroom 1,588 55%
 3+ Bedroom 1,069 37%
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 $27,632 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37406 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. Residents in ZIP code 37406 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 37406 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,935 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,545 25%
 No Earnings 4,863 47%
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 2,935 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,545 25%
 No Earnings 4,863 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,775 89.8%
 Public transportation 224 5.3%
 Taxicab 13 0.3%
 Motorcycle 10 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 2.4%
 Worked at Home 82 2.0%
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 798 21.2%
 High School Graduate 2,536 67.4%
 Associate's degree 170 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 140 3.7%
 Master's degree 69 1.8%
 Professional school degree 24 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,306 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 134 3.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 423 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37406

ZIP Code 37406 is in the Hamilton County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37406.

Hardy Elementary School
2100 Glass St
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County School District
Chattanooga State Mid College High School
4501 Amnicola Hw
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hamilton County School District
Hamilton County Stem Academy
4501 Amnicola Hw
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hamilton County School District
Avondale Sda Elementary School
1201 Orchard Knob Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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