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ZIP Code 37918

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fountain City
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (2:17am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.06, -83.91
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37918

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37918. 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 37918. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37918, 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 37918 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37918 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 37918 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 slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37918 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,835
Population Density 1,222 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,014
Median Home Value $138,800
Land Area 35.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,314
Median Household Income $46,944

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,5331,4532,986
5-91,4781,3862,864
10-141,3741,3102,684
15-191,2431,1712,414
20-241,2191,1772,396
25-291,5521,5553,107
30-341,6031,6093,212
35-391,5391,5203,059
40-441,5181,4983,016
45-491,4901,5042,994
50-541,4651,5593,024
55-591,2431,4392,682
60-641,0811,3292,410
65-698381,0351,873
70-746187721,390
75-794516531,104
80-84323533856
85 Plus226538764

Gender

 Male 20,794 49%
 Female 22,041 51%
Gender

Race

 White 38,414 89.7%
 Black Or African American 2,571 6.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.2%
 Asian 259 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 691 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 790 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24177503680
25-341,7211,2202,941
35-442,2409753,215
45-542,5628683,430
55-642,4586313,089
65-741,7193912,110
75-841,1072401,347
85 Plus377125502

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,541 49%
 Single Guardian 3,019 17%
 Singles 4,853 28%
 Singles With Roommate 901 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,625 67%
 Households with Kids 5,689 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1314277591
2288299587
3326283609
4310292602
5306276582
6295287582
7286284570
8294258552
9297281578
10261278539
11294275569
12276257533
13260251511
14283249532
15256226482
16257251508
17238252490
18248208456
19244234478
20220190410

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37918 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 37918 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 37918 real estate data, the median home value of $138,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 37918. Rentals in 37918 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37918 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,697 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 827 1.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 246 0.6%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,700 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,661 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,953 26%
 Households Vacant 1,700 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 605 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2%
 For Sale Only 423 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 480 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,188 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,555 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,670 31%
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 $46,944 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37918 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. 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 37918 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,386 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,862 23%
 No Earnings 11,668 33%
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 15,386 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,862 23%
 No Earnings 11,668 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,575 95.9%
 Public transportation 93 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 0.8%
 Worked at Home 570 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,717 12%
 High School Graduate 7,256 52%
 Associate's degree 939 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,776 20%
 Master's degree 784 6%
 Professional school degree 315 2%
 Doctorate degree 147 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,950 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 990 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,073 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37918

ZIP Code 37918 is in the Knox County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37918.

Adrian Burnett Elementary
4521 Brown Gap Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Brickey Mccloud Elementary
1810 Dry Gap Pk
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Ritta Elementary
6228 Washington Pk
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Fountain City Elementary
2910 Montbelle Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Gresham Middle School
500 Gresham Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Shannondale Elementary
5316 Shannondale Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Central High School
5321 Jacksboro Pk
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District
St Joseph School
1810 Howard Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Garden Montessori School
3225 Garden Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Natures Way Montessori School
4710 Murphy Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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