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ZIP Code 37912

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Norwood
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (6:29am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.01, -83.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37912

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37912. 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 37912. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37912, 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:
Knoxville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37912 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37912 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37912 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37912 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,673
Population Density 1,907 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,610
Median Home Value $114,900
Land Area 10.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,692
Median Household Income $34,080

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57367581,494
5-95865641,150
10-145314911,022
15-195265481,074
20-248571,0451,902
25-291,0101,0792,089
30-347647771,541
35-397036411,344
40-446726301,302
45-496466881,334
50-546266851,311
55-595626661,228
60-644715941,065
65-69321432753
70-74247360607
75-79214373587
80-84168303471
85 Plus122277399

Gender

 Male 9,762 47%
 Female 10,911 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,586 80.2%
 Black Or African American 2,508 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.4%
 Asian 307 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 640 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 526 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24114843957
25-347581,2552,013
35-447678231,590
45-549037191,622
55-649965051,501
65-74681246927
75-84620146766
85 Plus22393316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,181 33%
 Single Guardian 1,882 19%
 Singles 3,748 39%
 Singles With Roommate 881 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,246 75%
 Households with Kids 2,446 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1144151295
2150145295
3147155302
4154137291
5123119242
6131121252
7115116231
811998217
998110208
10113120233
11114100214
1210385188
139792189
1410494198
1510794201
169198189
17105101206
18102120222
19121135256
20124198322

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37912 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37912 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 37912 real estate data, the median home value of $114,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37912 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37912 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37912 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,647 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 19 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,414 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,648 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,630 44%
 Households Vacant 918 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 438 47.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2.5%
 For Sale Only 204 22.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 20.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,439 50%
 2 Bedroom 1,854 38%
 3+ Bedroom 455 9%
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 $34,080 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37912 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, 37912 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 37912 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,808 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,291 20%
 No Earnings 5,068 31%
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 7,808 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,291 20%
 No Earnings 5,068 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,914 96.9%
 Public transportation 80 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 0.9%
 Worked at Home 143 1.4%
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 664 9.7%
 High School Graduate 3,307 48.3%
 Associate's degree 989 14.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,450 21.2%
 Master's degree 274 4.0%
 Professional school degree 114 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 47 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,734 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 359 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 363 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37912

ZIP Code 37912 is in the Knox County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37912.

Inskip Elementary
4701 High School St
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Northwest Middle School
5301 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Norwood Elementary
1909 Merchant Dr
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Sterchi Elementary
900 Oaklett Dr
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Apostolic Christian School
5020 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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