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ZIP Code 37687

Primary City:Roan Mountain, TN (View All Cities)
County: Carter County
Timezone: Eastern (5:31pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -82.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37687

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37687. 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 37687. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37687, 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:
Roan Mountain, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37687 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37687 is located in northeast 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 37687 are primarily white. 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 a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37687 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,038
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,674
Median Home Value $92,500
Land Area 84.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,987
Median Household Income $30,743

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5115115230
5-9146122268
10-14157147304
15-19177156333
20-24158109267
25-29148108256
30-34164127291
35-39180186366
40-44226180406
45-49214173387
50-54197165362
55-59168199367
60-64204182386
65-69139125264
70-74112106218
75-795867125
80-843863101
85 Plus3869107

Gender

 Male 2,639 52%
 Female 2,399 48%
Gender

Race

 White 4,889 97.0%
 Black Or African American 68 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24263763
25-3413671207
35-4428776363
45-5432771398
55-6438447431
65-7429131322
75-8413218150
85 Plus47653

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,124 57%
 Single Guardian 300 15%
 Singles 495 25%
 Singles With Roommate 68 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,395 70%
 Households with Kids 592 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1263056
2251944
3182442
4262349
5292857
6322759
7272552
8392261
9192039
10403373
11352863
12272956
13322860
14232952
15393170
16252853
17403777
18382765
19353368
20292554

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37687 has a large 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 37687 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 37687 real estate data, the median home value of $92,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37687 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37687 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37687 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,784 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 174 3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 642 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 988 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 357 13%
 Households Vacant 687 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 5.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 53 7.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 379 55.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 206 30.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 3%
 2 Bedroom 69 26%
 3+ Bedroom 191 72%
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 $30,743 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37687 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. However, that is not the case in 37687. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,130 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 913 23%
 No Earnings 1,998 49%
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 1,130 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 913 23%
 No Earnings 1,998 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,476 92%
 Public transportation 26 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 3%
 Worked at Home 59 4%
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 572 31%
 High School Graduate 1,018 56%
 Associate's degree 25 1%
 Bachelor's degree 142 8%
 Master's degree 60 3%
 Professional school degree 16 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 849 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 107 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37687

ZIP Code 37687 is in the Carter County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37687.

Cloudland Elementary School
8540 Hwy 19 East
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carter County School District
Cloudland High School
476 Cloudland Dr
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carter County School District

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