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ZIP Code 38008

Primary City:Bolivar, TN (View All Cities)
County: Hardeman County
Timezone: Central (4:47pm)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -89.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38008. 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 38008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38008, 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:
Bolivar, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38008 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 38008 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38008 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,721
Population Density 66 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,232
Median Home Value $89,000
Land Area 148.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,718
Median Household Income $29,201

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5310325635
5-9337303640
10-14363333696
15-19382320702
20-24289288577
25-29249284533
30-34244315559
35-39231290521
40-44278321599
45-49333438771
50-54318342660
55-59311369680
60-64293343636
65-69208247455
70-74161202363
75-7988197285
80-8475135210
85 Plus58141199

Gender

 Male 4,528 47%
 Female 5,193 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,297 44.2%
 Black Or African American 5,169 53.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.2%
 Asian 74 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 60 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 99 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243170101
25-34232243475
35-44355216571
45-54582234816
55-64587191778
65-74400125525
75-8424795342
85 Plus7040110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,501 40%
 Single Guardian 1,023 28%
 Singles 1,048 28%
 Singles With Roommate 146 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,444 66%
 Households with Kids 1,274 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17154125
25379132
36558123
45666122
56462126
68153134
76160121
85367120
97861139
108270152
116961130
127279151
136960129
147163134
156571136
168265147
178960149
187170141
197554129
205658114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38008 has a slightly less than average 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 38008 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 38008 real estate data, the median home value of $89,000 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 38008. Rentals in 38008 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 38008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,395 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 190 2.0%
 Other Institutional 118 1.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,585 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 919 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,214 29%
 Households Vacant 514 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 173 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 55 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 201 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 237 20.3%
 2 Bedroom 426 36.5%
 3+ Bedroom 500 42.8%
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 $29,201 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38008 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. 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 38008 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,304 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,257 17%
 No Earnings 3,905 52%
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 2,304 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,257 17%
 No Earnings 3,905 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,895 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 1%
 Worked at Home 116 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 729 24.3%
 High School Graduate 1,890 63.0%
 Associate's degree 48 1.6%
 Bachelor's degree 138 4.6%
 Master's degree 145 4.8%
 Professional school degree 22 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,493 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 140 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 226 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38008

ZIP Code 38008 is in the Hardeman County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38008.

Bolivar Elementary
445 Nuckolls Rd
Bolivar, TN 38008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardeman County School District
Bolivar Middle School
915 Pruitt St
Bolivar, TN 38008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hardeman County School District
Central High School
313 Harris St
Bolivar, TN 38008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardeman County School District
Bolivar Christian Academy
309 Edgewood St
Bolivar, TN 38008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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