ZIPs in Tennessee with the Highest Percent of Post Grads

The Top 3

#1

37215 (Nashville, TN)

Percent With A Post Graduate Degree of 40.3%

#2

37902 (Knoxville, TN)

Percent With A Post Graduate Degree of 38.1%

#3

38103 (Memphis, TN)

Percent With A Post Graduate Degree of 36.0%

About the Rankings

The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey data to estimate the percent with a post graduate degree. We have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. See the ZIPs in Tennessee with the highest percent with a post graduate degree below, and the lowest percent with a post graduate degree ZIPs. Only ZIP codes with a low margin of error are included.

Doctors (PhD, MD, and DMD/DDS) and lawyers routinely make the lists of highest paying careers in America. Our rankings include those with a Master's, professional, or doctorate degree. Having a high concentration of these well-educated professionals can bring new industries and revenue to an area: from technology research to hospitals. Where do these high income professionals choose to live? Find out below.

The Tennessee percent with a post graduate degree from the latest estimates is 10.1% and has risen 7.1% from 9.4%.

This year saw several big changes. 38103 (Memphis, TN) rose from #7 to #3, 37212 (Nashville, TN) fell from #3 to #5, 38120 (Memphis, TN) fell from #5 to #6, 37205 (Nashville, TN) fell from #6 to #7, and 37204 (Nashville, TN) rose from #10 to #9.

The Top 50

   #1
37215 (Nashville, TN)
Previously 39.9%
40.3%
   #2
37902 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously 37.9%
38.1%
#3
38103 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #7 at 32.8%
36.0%
   #4
37375 (Sewanee, TN)
Previously 35.6%
35.4%
#5
37212 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #3 at 36.6%
35.0%
#6
38120 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #5 at 35.4%
34.8%
#7
37205 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #6 at 35.0%
34.0%
   #8
37350 (Lookout Mountain, TN)
Previously 31.1%
30.2%
#9
37204 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #10 at 28.1%
29.7%
#10
37922 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #11 at 27.8%
29.0%
#11
38139 (Germantown, TN)
Previously #17 at 25.6%
28.2%
   #12
37027 (Brentwood, TN)
Previously 27.5%
28.0%
#13
37377 (Signal Mountain, TN)
Previously #18 at 25.4%
27.1%
#14
37219 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #20 at 25.2%
27.1%
#15
37069 (Franklin, TN)
Previously #13 at 26.0%
26.6%
#16
37067 (Franklin, TN)
Previously #19 at 25.3%
26.5%
#17
37220 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #9 at 30.1%
26.4%
#18
37919 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #16 at 25.6%
26.2%
#19
37934 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #14 at 25.8%
26.2%
#20
38138 (Germantown, TN)
Previously #21 at 24.4%
23.3%
#21
38117 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #22 at 21.4%
23.2%
#22
37828 (Norris, TN)
Previously #15 at 25.7%
21.9%
#23
37203 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #25 at 19.7%
21.8%
#24
37221 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #23 at 21.2%
21.7%
#25
37135 (Nolensville, TN)
Previously #34 at 18.4%
21.6%
#26
37014 (Arrington, TN)
Previously #24 at 20.7%
20.8%
#27
38017 (Collierville, TN)
Previously #33 at 18.7%
19.7%
#28
37909 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #31 at 18.8%
19.4%
#29
38104 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #30 at 19.0%
19.3%
#30
38119 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #36 at 17.2%
19.0%
#31
37932 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #27 at 19.1%
18.9%
#32
37916 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #26 at 19.6%
18.9%
#33
37405 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #28 at 19.1%
18.7%
#34
37923 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #37 at 17.2%
18.4%
#35
37830 (Oak Ridge, TN)
Previously #29 at 19.0%
18.3%
#36
37064 (Franklin, TN)
Previously #38 at 16.9%
18.1%
#37
38028 (Eads, TN)
Previously #35 at 17.3%
17.3%
#38
37408 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #41 at 16.5%
16.5%
#39
37931 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #43 at 16.3%
16.4%
#40
38558 (Crossville, TN)
Previously #39 at 16.9%
16.0%
#41
37209 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #48 at 14.6%
16.0%
#42
37604 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #44 at 15.4%
15.8%
#43
38582 (Silver Point, TN)
Previously #32 at 18.7%
15.7%
#44
38018 (Cordova, TN)
Previously #47 at 14.7%
15.7%
#45
38125 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #51 at 14.2%
15.7%
#46
38112 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #42 at 16.3%
15.7%
#47
37046 (College Grove, TN)
Previously #60 at 12.4%
14.7%
#48
37615 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #50 at 14.2%
14.6%
#49
37206 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #45 at 14.9%
14.6%
#50
37403 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #40 at 16.6%
14.5%
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 15.0%


Data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2017.

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