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ZIP Code 37643

Primary City:Elizabethton, TN (View All Cities)
County: Carter County
Timezone: Eastern (1:23pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -82.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37643

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37643. 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 37643. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37643, 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:
Elizabethton, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37643 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37643 is located in northeast 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 37643 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37643 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,689
Population Density 262 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,739
Median Home Value $101,800
Land Area 128.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,206
Median Household Income $31,543

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59809201,900
5-99889501,938
10-141,0209972,017
15-191,0029651,967
20-249399781,917
25-298529081,760
30-348839221,805
35-391,1251,1112,236
40-441,1031,1352,238
45-491,3071,2512,558
50-541,1771,2752,452
55-591,1081,2582,366
60-641,1111,1802,291
65-698981,0631,961
70-747078761,583
75-794526461,098
80-84334518852
85 Plus223527750

Gender

 Male 16,209 48%
 Female 17,480 52%
Gender

Race

 White 32,578 96.7%
 Black Or African American 424 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 0.2%
 Asian 101 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 173 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 345 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24131418549
25-347838111,594
35-441,5188232,341
45-542,0737712,844
55-642,2395502,789
65-741,9104232,333
75-841,0852361,321
85 Plus34788435

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,980 49%
 Single Guardian 2,579 18%
 Singles 4,085 29%
 Singles With Roommate 562 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,005 70%
 Households with Kids 4,201 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1206178384
2200178378
3203198401
4178175353
5221215436
6206174380
7171200371
8185191376
9205170375
10212201413
11213206419
12193195388
13191200391
14211195406
15194216410
16203187390
17213199412
18205175380
19187188375
20189181370

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37643 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 37643 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 37643 real estate data, the median home value of $101,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 37643. Rentals in 37643 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37643 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,030 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 188 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 448 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,235 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,851 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,120 26%
 Households Vacant 1,533 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 356 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 187 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 157 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 724 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 1%
 1 Bedroom 767 18%
 2 Bedroom 2,106 49%
 3+ Bedroom 1,400 32%
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 $31,543 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37643 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 37643 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 8,962 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,700 24%
 No Earnings 12,585 45%
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 8,962 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,700 24%
 No Earnings 12,585 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,157 91.3%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 371 2.8%
 Worked at Home 751 5.6%
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 2,503 22%
 High School Graduate 6,783 59%
 Associate's degree 689 6%
 Bachelor's degree 996 9%
 Master's degree 260 2%
 Professional school degree 187 2%
 Doctorate degree 122 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,710 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 310 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 905 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37643

ZIP Code 37643 is in the Carter County School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37643.

Happy Valley Middle School
163 Warpath La
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carter County School District
Hunter Elementary
145 Hope St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carter County School District
Keenburg Elementary
139 Keenburg Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carter County School District
Unaka Elementary
120 Unaka Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carter County School District
Valley Forge Elementary
1485 Riverview Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carter County School District
East Side Elementary
800 Siam Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethton School District
Harold Mccormick Elementary
226 Cedar Av
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethton School District
T a Dugger Junior High School
305 West East St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elizabethton School District
West Side Elementary
1310 Burgie St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethton School District
Early Learning Center
104 Hudson
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethton School District
Happy Valley High School
121 Warpath La
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carter County School District
Unaka High School
119 Robinson La
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carter County School District
Siam Learning Center
2543 Siam Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carter County School District
Elizabethton High School
907 Jason Witten Way
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabethton School District
East Tn Christian Home & Academy
517 Allen Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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