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ZIP Code 37853

Primary City:Rockford, TN (View All Cities)
County: Blount County
Timezone: Eastern (10:15am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.84, -83.90
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37853. 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 37853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37853, 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:
Rockford, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37853 is located in east 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 37853 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37853 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,815
Population Density 246 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,673
Median Home Value $135,900
Land Area 15.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,492
Median Household Income $36,275

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5113122235
5-9115105220
10-14114109223
15-19138104242
20-24107105212
25-29103113216
30-34106109215
35-39118118236
40-44121127248
45-49164162326
50-54141137278
55-59138156294
60-64130131261
65-69112115227
70-747377150
75-796061121
80-84254469
85 Plus152742

Gender

 Male 1,893 50%
 Female 1,922 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,502 91.8%
 Black Or African American 191 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.4%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 40 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24133144
25-348093173
35-4414483227
45-5425687343
55-6425852310
65-7419930229
75-8411719136
85 Plus30030

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 812 54%
 Single Guardian 268 18%
 Singles 340 23%
 Singles With Roommate 72 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,034 69%
 Households with Kids 458 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1182240
2271946
3232346
4213657
5201838
6322355
7151732
8262753
9222042
10281543
11192039
12301848
13173249
14202444
15202747
16322052
17342155
18282149
19241539
20212445

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37853 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37853 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 37853 real estate data, the median home value of $135,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37853 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37853 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,781 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 643 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 454 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 395 24%
 Households Vacant 181 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 38.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 15 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 5.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 42.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 69 13%
 2 Bedroom 353 65%
 3+ Bedroom 121 22%
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 $36,275 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37853 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 37853 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,139 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 758 24%
 No Earnings 1,231 39%
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 1,139 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 758 24%
 No Earnings 1,231 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,691 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 37 2%
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 340 23.3%
 High School Graduate 792 54.4%
 Associate's degree 51 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 162 11.1%
 Master's degree 55 3.8%
 Professional school degree 46 3.2%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 440 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 119 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37853

ZIP Code 37853 is in the Blount County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37853.

Rockford Elementary
3728 Williams Mill Rd
Rockford, TN 37853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blount County School District

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