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ZIP Code 37938

Primary City:Knoxville, TN (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (12:46am)
Area code: 865 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.12, -83.93
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 37938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 37938. 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 37938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 37938, 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 37938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 37938 is located in northeast 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 37938 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 37938 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,085
Population Density 528 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,906
Median Home Value $171,800
Land Area 32.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,455
Median Household Income $66,622

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5486441927
5-96516041,255
10-146956501,345
15-195965401,136
20-24374365739
25-29355394749
30-34421486907
35-396176521,269
40-446666541,320
45-496887491,437
50-546056391,244
55-595736171,190
60-645415301,071
65-69379440819
70-74308354662
75-79238265503
80-84125169294
85 Plus63155218

Gender

 Male 8,381 49%
 Female 8,704 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,600 97.2%
 Black Or African American 107 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 135 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 63 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 164 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24425799
25-34526170696
35-441,1272091,336
45-541,3121571,469
55-641,172951,267
65-7480184885
75-8448866554
85 Plus10643149

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,280 66%
 Single Guardian 777 12%
 Singles 1,205 19%
 Singles With Roommate 193 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,070 63%
 Households with Kids 2,385 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110978187
28782169
388101189
4108100208
5115118233
6139119258
7141121262
8128116244
9128130258
10152121273
11155132287
12121142263
13148129277
14119126245
15135126261
16134126260
17114101215
18118102220
199585180
208778165

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 37938 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 37938 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 37938 real estate data, the median home value of $171,800 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 37938. Rentals in 37938 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 37938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,068 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 17 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,844 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,730 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 881 13%
 Households Vacant 451 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 147 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 2%
 1 Bedroom 52 6%
 2 Bedroom 338 42%
 3+ Bedroom 394 49%
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 $66,622 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 37938 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. Most commuters in 37938 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 6,692 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,187 23%
 No Earnings 4,191 30%
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 6,692 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,187 23%
 No Earnings 4,191 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,616 95.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 125 1.4%
 Worked at Home 281 3.1%
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 534 9%
 High School Graduate 3,428 58%
 Associate's degree 339 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,130 19%
 Master's degree 314 5%
 Professional school degree 55 1%
 Doctorate degree 62 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,103 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 529 13.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 167 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 37938

ZIP Code 37938 is in the Knox County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 37938.

Halls Elementary
7502 Andersonville Pk
Knoxville, TN 37938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Halls Middle School
4317 East Emory Rd
Knoxville, TN 37938
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Knox County School District
Halls High School
4321 East Emory Rd
Knoxville, TN 37938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District
North Knox Career and Technical Education Center
7411 Ledgerwood Dr
Knoxville, TN 37938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox County School District

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