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ZIP Code 38002

Primary City:Arlington, TN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:30pm)
Coordinates:35.3, -89.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38002. 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 38002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38002, 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:
Arlington, TN
Acceptable:
Lakeland

Stats and Demographics for the 38002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38002 is located in southwest Tennessee and covers a slightly higher 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 38002 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 an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38002 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,927
Population Density 334 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,689
Median Home Value $220,700
Land Area 116.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,079
Median Household Income $90,327

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,4911,3512,842
5-91,7531,6593,412
10-141,8861,7533,639
15-191,6491,4473,096
20-247427571,499
25-298341,0171,851
30-341,2561,4842,740
35-391,6431,8373,480
40-441,8171,8623,679
45-491,6021,6183,220
50-541,2891,2612,550
55-591,0231,0862,109
60-649088861,794
65-695526361,188
70-74365402767
75-79208287495
80-84143192335
85 Plus74157231

Gender

 Male 19,235 49%
 Female 19,692 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,768 76.5%
 Black Or African American 6,971 17.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.2%
 Asian 1,024 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 472 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 610 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249892190
25-341,5703931,963
35-443,2544633,717
45-542,8483373,185
55-642,0681652,233
65-741,049941,143
75-8447546521
85 Plus1189127

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,938 68%
 Single Guardian 1,865 14%
 Singles 1,909 15%
 Singles With Roommate 367 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,642 51%
 Households with Kids 6,437 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1275232507
2313294607
3304286590
4313304617
5336320656
6335320655
7348342690
8355334689
9379343722
10352356708
11391351742
12385330715
13395351746
14363365728
15432358790
16360354714
17343330673
18293224517
19221181402
20177161338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38002 has a small 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 38002 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 38002 real estate data, the median home value of $220,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38002. Rentals in 38002 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,777 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 84 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 55 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,749 71%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,731 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,599 12%
 Households Vacant 610 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 12.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 285 46.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 8.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 3.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 173 28.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 1%
 1 Bedroom 152 7%
 2 Bedroom 516 24%
 3+ Bedroom 1,413 67%
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 $90,327 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38002 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 38002 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 15,288 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,394 22%
 No Earnings 7,200 25%
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 15,288 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,394 22%
 No Earnings 7,200 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,950 95.6%
 Public transportation 28 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 0.4%
 Worked at Home 748 3.8%
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 673 6%
 High School Graduate 5,915 51%
 Associate's degree 813 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,704 23%
 Master's degree 929 8%
 Professional school degree 259 2%
 Doctorate degree 345 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,667 70.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,414 22.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 866 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38002

ZIP Code 38002 is in the Shelby County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38002.

Arlington Middle School
5470 Lamb Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Lakeland Elementary School
10050 Oak Seed La
Lakeland, TN 38002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Arlington Elementary
11825 Douglass St
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Barrets Elementary School
10280 Godwin Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Shadowlawn Middle School
4734 Shadowlawn Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Donelson Elementary School
12140 Donelson Farms Pw
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Bolton High School
7323 Brunswick Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shelby County School District
Arlington High School
5475 Airline Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shelby County School District
Macon Road Baptist School-East Campus
11017 Highway 64
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Morris Wilson Campus School
2890 Bekemeyer Dr
Arlington, TN 38002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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