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ZIP Code 37738

Primary City:Gatlinburg, TN (View All Cities)
County: Sevier County
Timezone: Eastern (5:27am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -83.5
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37738. 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 37738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37738, 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:
Gatlinburg, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37738 is located in east 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 37738 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37738 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,288
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,352
Median Home Value $173,000
Land Area 210.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,264
Median Household Income $40,117

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5123131254
5-9107110217
10-14107107214
15-19163138301
20-24162131293
25-29187155342
30-34178130308
35-39186149335
40-44161149310
45-49185211396
50-54226225451
55-59208221429
60-64202220422
65-69159153312
70-74112118230
75-79104110214
80-847066136
85 Plus3985124

Gender

 Male 2,679 51%
 Female 2,609 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,650 87.9%
 Black Or African American 33 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.5%
 Asian 117 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 369 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 92 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2487583
25-3462178240
35-44129185314
45-54254209463
55-64380122502
65-7429445339
75-8419534229
85 Plus801494

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,059 47%
 Single Guardian 351 16%
 Singles 651 29%
 Singles With Roommate 203 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,753 77%
 Households with Kids 511 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1291746
2253964
3252752
4221739
5192342
6182038
7262046
8152641
9292150
10232649
11251439
12132841
13292958
14171027
15472370
16233659
17392463
18272451
19273158
20332558

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37738 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 37738 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 37738 real estate data, the median home value of $173,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 37738. Rentals in 37738 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,253 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 3 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 723 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 679 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 862 10%
 Households Vacant 6,088 73%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 270 4.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.1%
 For Sale Only 138 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5,426 89.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 218 3.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 14%
 1 Bedroom 246 28%
 2 Bedroom 273 31%
 3+ Bedroom 246 28%
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 $40,117 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37738 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. The commute in 37738 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,993 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,464 30%
 No Earnings 1,496 30%
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 1,993 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,464 30%
 No Earnings 1,496 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,628 87.0%
 Public transportation 12 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 256 8.5%
 Worked at Home 125 4.1%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 342 17%
 High School Graduate 1,115 56%
 Associate's degree 38 2%
 Bachelor's degree 337 17%
 Master's degree 65 3%
 Professional school degree 32 2%
 Doctorate degree 54 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 285 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 18.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37738

ZIP Code 37738 is in the Sevier County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37738.

Pi Beta Phi Elementary
125 Cherokee Orchard Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sevier County School District
Pittman Center Elementary
2455 East Pw
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sevier County School District
Gatlinburg Pittman High School
150 Proffitt Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sevier County School District

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