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ZIP Code 37902

Post Office City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Old City|Downtown
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (12:15pm)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.96, -83.92
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37902

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Primary/preferred city:
Knoxville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37902 is located in eastern Tennessee and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37902 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37902 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,586
Population Density 3,397 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,136
Median Home Value $227,900
Land Area 0.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 975
Median Household Income $29,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5151429
5-910717
10-14549
15-1914721
20-24183156339
25-29133136269
30-349691187
35-395366119
40-44445599
45-49444892
50-545066116
55-595352105
60-64364076
65-69262349
70-74111324
75-797815
80-842810
85 Plus5510

Gender

 Male 787 50%
 Female 799 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,385 87.3%
 Black Or African American 123 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.5%
 Asian 37 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2416187203
25-3446217263
35-444476120
45-5420126146
55-6428116144
65-74155368
75-8441822
85 Plus189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 124 13%
 Single Guardian 28 3%
 Singles 692 71%
 Singles With Roommate 131 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 937 96%
 Households with Kids 38 4%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1426
2246
3448
4011
5235
6213
7224
8314
9101
10011
11213
12101
13213
14011
15112
16314
17314
18112
19639
20191332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37902 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37902 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 37902 real estate data, the median home value of $227,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 37902. Rentals in 37902 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,346 85%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 186 12%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 54 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 140 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 34 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 801 71%
 Households Vacant 161 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Sale Only 12 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 7%
 1 Bedroom 509 58%
 2 Bedroom 231 26%
 3+ Bedroom 74 8%
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 $29,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37902 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. Residents in ZIP code 37902 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 37902 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 37902 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. More commuters in 37902 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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.

For more information, see Knoxville, TN poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 608 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 507 30%
 No Earnings 574 34%
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 608 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 507 30%
 No Earnings 574 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 581 64%
 Public transportation 71 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 259 28%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 140 10%
 High School Graduate 391 29%
 Associate's degree 63 5%
 Bachelor's degree 321 23%
 Master's degree 197 14%
 Professional school degree 242 18%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 95%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37902

ZIP Code 37902 is in the Knox County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37902.

L N Stem Academy
401 Henley St
Knoxville, TN 37902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District

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