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ZIP Code 38257

Post Office City:South Fulton, TN (View All Cities)
County: Obion County
Timezone: Central (9:04am)
Area code: 731 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -88.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38257

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 38257. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 38257 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
South Fulton, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38257 is located in northwest 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 38257 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38257 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,397
Population Density 80 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,118
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 54.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,896
Median Household Income $40,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5110120230
5-9121126247
10-14141151292
15-19133138271
20-2410086186
25-2998126224
30-34125127252
35-39130140270
40-44126125251
45-49139172311
50-54169174343
55-59179201380
60-64152165317
65-69119150269
70-748494178
75-796690156
80-844677123
85 Plus336497

Gender

 Male 2,071 47%
 Female 2,326 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,792 86.2%
 Black Or African American 513 11.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24113647
25-3410897205
35-44187104291
45-5427197368
55-6434264406
65-7424644290
75-8416939208
85 Plus463581

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 927 49%
 Single Guardian 342 18%
 Singles 542 29%
 Singles With Roommate 85 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,347 71%
 Households with Kids 549 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1252651
2292251
3232750
4172138
5231841
6202848
7322254
8273057
9192847
10273259
11322759
12282351
13253358
14293665
15263460
16282755
17314071
18261238
19222547
20322557

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38257 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38257 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38257 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38257 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38257 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,388 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 728 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 652 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 516 24%
 Households Vacant 222 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 27 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 3%
 1 Bedroom 86 17%
 2 Bedroom 260 52%
 3+ Bedroom 136 27%
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 $40,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38257 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38257 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38257 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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.

For more information, see South Fulton, TN transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,227 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 893 25%
 No Earnings 1,448 41%
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 1,227 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 893 25%
 No Earnings 1,448 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,676 95.9%
 Public transportation 7 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 3.7%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 511 16.1%
 High School Graduate 2,050 64.7%
 Associate's degree 123 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 306 9.7%
 Master's degree 130 4.1%
 Professional school degree 46 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 578 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38257

ZIP Code 38257 is in the Obion County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38257.

South Fulton Middle / High School
1302 South Fulton Dr
South Fulton, TN 38257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Obion County School District
South Fulton Elementary
209 John C. Jones Pw
South Fulton, TN 38257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Obion County School District

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