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ZIP Code 38251

Primary City:Puryear, TN (View All Cities)
County: Henry County
Timezone: Central (9:03pm)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -88.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38251. 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 38251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38251, 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:
Puryear, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38251 is located in northwest 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 38251 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38251 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,751
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,306
Median Home Value $78,900
Land Area 89.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,149
Median Household Income $43,636

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58964153
5-98167148
10-1410567172
15-197566141
20-246053113
25-296382145
30-348682168
35-398976165
40-448279161
45-4911393206
50-54113110223
55-5992103195
60-64103105208
65-6986107193
70-748473157
75-79484795
80-84252954
85 Plus163854

Gender

 Male 1,410 51%
 Female 1,341 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,629 95.6%
 Black Or African American 61 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491625
25-348254136
35-4412243165
45-5420039239
55-6421017227
65-7418926215
75-84969105
85 Plus34337

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 673 59%
 Single Guardian 155 13%
 Singles 285 25%
 Singles With Roommate 36 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 825 72%
 Households with Kids 324 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101121
2201030
3171532
4211637
516622
6171532
7141226
8202242
9141226
10181533
11251035
12201232
13211839
14211233
15181634
16181533
17121527
18181230
199817
20131023

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38251 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 38251 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 38251 real estate data, the median home value of $78,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38251 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38251 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,713 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 27 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 529 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 413 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 207 16%
 Households Vacant 157 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 15%
 For Migrant Workers 9 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 46 29%
 3+ Bedroom 113 71%
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 $43,636 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38251 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 38251 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 875 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 534 23%
 No Earnings 868 38%
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 875 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 534 23%
 No Earnings 868 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,173 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 40 3%
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 232 22.4%
 High School Graduate 686 66.2%
 Associate's degree 39 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 40 3.9%
 Master's degree 29 2.8%
 Professional school degree 7 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 415 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38251

ZIP Code 38251 is in the Henry County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38251.

Dorothy and Noble Harrelson School
143 Puryear Country Club Rd
Puryear, TN 38251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henry County School District

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