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ZIP Code 37916

Post Office City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: University of Tennessee|South Knoxville
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (3:08pm)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.95, -83.93
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37916

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 37916. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 37916 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Knoxville, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 37916 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37916 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 37916 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. 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 37916 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,507
Population Density 8,392 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,066
Median Home Value $146,500
Land Area 1.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,745
Median Household Income $9,106

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5121729
5-96814
10-14459
15-192,0932,2144,307
20-243,7513,1836,934
25-29349154503
30-3411547162
35-39472168
40-44391150
45-49481765
50-54441458
55-59451762
60-64221840
65-69171229
70-74101121
75-79171936
80-84153449
85 Plus116071

Gender

 Male 6,645 53%
 Female 5,862 47%
Gender

Race

 White 10,742 85.9%
 Black Or African American 975 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 459 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 64 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 220 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24851,9352,020
25-3426415441
35-44116475
45-54117586
55-6496271
65-7471421
75-8481018
85 Plus8513

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 3%
 Single Guardian 101 4%
 Singles 1,223 45%
 Singles With Roommate 1,346 49%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,707 99%
 Households with Kids 38 1%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1549
2213
3246
4123
5235
6033
7123
8202
9101
10112
11011
12224
13101
14011
15123
16202
1710616
185607321,292
191,5201,4742,994
201,2791,3032,582

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37916 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 37916 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 37916 real estate data, the median home value of $146,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 37916 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 37916 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37916 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,474 43.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 164 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6,859 54.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 91 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,580 84%
 Households Vacant 321 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 196 61%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 52 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 117 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,397 48%
 2 Bedroom 867 30%
 3+ Bedroom 540 18%
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 $9,106 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 37916 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. 37916 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 37916 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 37916 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.

For more information, see Knoxville, TN incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 953 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,264 58%
 No Earnings 4,349 35%
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 953 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,264 58%
 No Earnings 4,349 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,206 66%
 Public transportation 79 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 966 20%
 Worked at Home 595 12%
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 141 9%
 High School Graduate 504 32%
 Associate's degree 56 4%
 Bachelor's degree 448 29%
 Master's degree 222 14%
 Professional school degree 131 8%
 Doctorate degree 62 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 87 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37916

ZIP Code 37916 is in the following school districts: Knox County School District and Private. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37916.

Ft Sanders Education Development Center
501 S Twenty-first St
Knoxville, TN 37916
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Knox County School District
Thackston School
2023 Lake Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
University of Tennessee Early Learning Center
1206 White Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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