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ZIP Code 38544

Primary City:Baxter, TN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:02pm)
Coordinates:36.1, -85.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38544

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38544. 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 38544. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38544, 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:
Baxter, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38544 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38544 is located in north 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 38544 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 a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38544 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,543
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,149
Median Home Value $115,600
Land Area 82.91 sq mi
Water Area 2.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,657
Median Household Income $30,925

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5179191370
5-9209198407
10-14235199434
15-19204204408
20-24181176357
25-29188187375
30-34197181378
35-39210196406
40-44218243461
45-49252260512
50-54250256506
55-59221220441
60-64210224434
65-69154153307
70-74129141270
75-79108137245
80-846475139
85 Plus276693

Gender

 Male 3,236 49%
 Female 3,307 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,376 97.4%
 Black Or African American 19 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 23 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 47 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 56 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24235275
25-34208123331
35-44326136462
45-54439140579
55-6441880498
65-7432042362
75-8423344277
85 Plus631073

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,449 55%
 Single Guardian 412 16%
 Singles 681 26%
 Singles With Roommate 115 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,845 69%
 Households with Kids 812 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1273461
2433477
3404080
4384987
5413980
6553893
7283765
8434588
9423981
10503585
11484088
12414485
13373774
145943102
15445296
16413576
17414384
18454085
19333467
20443074

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38544 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38544 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 38544 real estate data, the median home value of $115,600 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 38544. Rentals in 38544 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 38544 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,543 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,088 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 942 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 627 20%
 Households Vacant 492 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 15.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 44 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 150 30.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 194 39.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 2%
 1 Bedroom 54 11%
 2 Bedroom 193 40%
 3+ Bedroom 225 47%
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 $30,925 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38544 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. Most commuters in 38544 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 1,809 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,218 22%
 No Earnings 2,491 45%
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 1,809 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,218 22%
 No Earnings 2,491 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,394 94.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 1.3%
 Worked at Home 96 3.8%
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. 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 527 24%
 High School Graduate 1,374 62%
 Associate's degree 52 2%
 Bachelor's degree 185 8%
 Master's degree 64 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,014 68.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 408 27.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38544

ZIP Code 38544 is in the Putnam County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38544.

Cornerstone Middle School
371 First Ave South
Baxter, TN 38544
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Upperman High School
6950 Nashville Hw
Baxter, TN 38544
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Putnam County School District

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