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ZIP Code 38068

Primary City:Somerville, TN (View All Cities)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Central (10:22pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -89.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38068. 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 38068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38068, 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:
Somerville, TN
Acceptable:
Mason

Stats and Demographics for the 38068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38068 is located in southwest Tennessee and covers a large 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 38068 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38068 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,941
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,529
Median Home Value $132,700
Land Area 270.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,142
Median Household Income $46,571

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5342340682
5-9364340704
10-14343339682
15-19460349809
20-24287265552
25-29297301598
30-34289345634
35-39294311605
40-44301304605
45-49376444820
50-54460484944
55-59383391774
60-64377406783
65-69288279567
70-74183271454
75-79140151291
80-8487138225
85 Plus61151212

Gender

 Male 5,332 49%
 Female 5,609 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,696 61.2%
 Black Or African American 4,020 36.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 29 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 83 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 88 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24326799
25-34250247497
35-44393185578
45-54697237934
55-64728152880
65-74518137655
75-8428277359
85 Plus9842140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,076 50%
 Single Guardian 927 22%
 Singles 1,011 24%
 Singles With Roommate 128 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,800 68%
 Households with Kids 1,342 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16865133
27964143
36660126
47178149
57573148
66170131
75665121
88971160
98361144
107358131
117575150
126171132
136273135
147262134
159677173
1611165176
1711480194
189163154
194864112
204854102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38068 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 38068 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 38068 real estate data, the median home value of $132,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38068 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38068 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 $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,628 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 103 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 113 1.0%
 Nursing Facilities 71 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,955 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,043 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,144 25%
 Households Vacant 387 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 59 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 265 22%
 2 Bedroom 410 35%
 3+ Bedroom 512 43%
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 $46,571 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38068 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. However, that is not the case in 38068. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,796 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,199 27%
 No Earnings 3,298 40%
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 2,796 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,199 27%
 No Earnings 3,298 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,971 93.7%
 Public transportation 15 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 3.2%
 Worked at Home 117 2.8%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 805 25%
 High School Graduate 1,919 59%
 Associate's degree 79 2%
 Bachelor's degree 372 11%
 Master's degree 53 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 35 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,223 62.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 614 31.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38068

ZIP Code 38068 is in the Fayette County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38068.

Central Elementary
10425 Hwy 76 South
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Jefferson Elementary
13955 Hwy 59 West
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Somerville Elementary
12690 South Main St
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
East Junior High School
400 Leach Rd
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School
13520 Hwy 59 West
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fayette County School District
Fayette Academy
15090 Highway 64
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Morris Chapel Christian School
205 Henry Dr
Somerville, TN 38068
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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