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ZIP Code 37821

Primary City:Newport, TN (View All Cities)
County: Cocke County
Timezone: Eastern (12:18pm)
Area code: 423 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -83.2
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37821. 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 37821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37821, 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:
Newport, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37821 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 37821 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37821 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,608
Population Density 180 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,587
Median Home Value $97,200
Land Area 125.63 sq mi
Water Area 6.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,357
Median Household Income $27,632

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56766821,358
5-97096591,368
10-146967171,413
15-197127541,466
20-245676341,201
25-295616151,176
30-346367061,342
35-397517661,517
40-447517851,536
45-497788851,663
50-548088841,692
55-597398381,577
60-647108261,536
65-696636281,291
70-74437506943
75-79290415705
80-84182273455
85 Plus121248369

Gender

 Male 10,787 48%
 Female 11,821 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,285 94.1%
 Black Or African American 575 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 0.5%
 Asian 74 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 155 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 388 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2478261339
25-344985801,078
35-441,0095931,602
45-541,2665911,857
55-641,4324751,907
65-741,1883061,494
75-84657168825
85 Plus19956255

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,260 46%
 Single Guardian 1,997 21%
 Singles 2,685 29%
 Singles With Roommate 415 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,420 69%
 Households with Kids 2,937 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131128259
2148128276
3151161312
4122137259
5137126263
6161133294
7145128273
8135136271
9131136267
10132146278
11126144270
12139154293
13170144314
14129129258
15146125271
16144147291
17164156320
18134158292
19124168292
20126112238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37821 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 37821 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 37821 real estate data, the median home value of $97,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37821 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37821 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,318 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 71 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 155 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,114 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,213 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,030 29%
 Households Vacant 1,230 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 287 23.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1.6%
 For Sale Only 145 11.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 156 12.7%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 557 45.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 634 20.1%
 2 Bedroom 1,409 44.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,086 34.5%
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 37821 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 37821 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 37821 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,431 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,925 28%
 No Earnings 7,494 42%
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 5,431 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,925 28%
 No Earnings 7,494 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,106 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 2%
 Worked at Home 90 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 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 1,824 25.5%
 High School Graduate 4,380 61.2%
 Associate's degree 431 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 258 3.6%
 Master's degree 155 2.2%
 Professional school degree 79 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,187 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 897 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37821

ZIP Code 37821 is in the Cocke County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37821.

Bridgeport Elementary
1935 Edwina Bridgeport Rd
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cocke County School District
Centerview Elementary
2400 Hwy 160
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cocke County School District
Edgemont Elementary
375 Carson Springs Rd
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cocke County School District
Northwest Elementary
344 Woodson Rd
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cocke County School District
Newport Grammar School
301 College St
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport School District
Cocke County High School
216 Hedrick Dr
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cocke County School District
Cocke County Adult High School
241 Hedrick Dr
Newport, TN 37821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cocke County School District

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