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37870 Zip Code (TN) Detailed Profile




Counties: Claiborne County, TN (73.25%), Campbell County, TN (15.26%), Union County, TN (11.49%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 4,917
Zip code population in 2010: 4,580
Zip code population in 2000: 4,565

Houses and condos: 2,503
Renter-occupied apartments: 501
% of renters here:

24%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 37870: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 83.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 59 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 37870
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($673)
Tennessee:

0.7% ($1,165)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $862 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $534 (0.6%)

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Males: 2,382  (48.5%)
Females: 2,534  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 37870:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 37870:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Zip code 37870 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 37870 (2017)
    • 4,46697.8%White
    • 541.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 360.8%Two or more races
    • 180.4%American Indian
    • 50.1%Asian
    • 10.02%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $112,905
37870:

$112,905
Tennessee:

$167,500



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 37870 zip code as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 37870 is 617 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 37870, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,584 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,584
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $34,151 (reported on 79.9% of returns)
Here:

$34,151
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.7% for AGIs below $25k, 75.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,125 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,125
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,846 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,846
State:

$6,739
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$620 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$620
State:

+$19,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,218 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,218
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,509 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
37870:

$12,509
Tennessee:

$15,505
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,652 (25% of AGI, reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$19,652
State:

$21,976

Here:

25.2% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,286 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,286
State:

$6,709
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,065 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
37870:

$4,065
State:

$4,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,316 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,316
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 69.2%
Here:

69%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 65.3% for AGIs below $25k, 70.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 37870, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,035 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,035
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $26,949 (reported on 81.9% of returns)
Here:

$26,949
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.4% for AGIs below $10k, 73.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,626 (reported on 34.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,626
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $868 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$868
State:

$3,727
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,092 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,092
State:

+$15,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,866 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,866
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,676 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
37870:

$2,676
Tennessee:

$2,934

Total itemized deductions: $14,508 (27% of AGI, reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,508
State:

$18,035

Here:

26.7% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,109 (5% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,109
State:

$5,167

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,186 (reported on 69.2% of returns)
37870:

$3,186
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,706 (reported on 27.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,706
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.7%
Here:

75%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 74.1% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$35,769
Tennessee:

$51,340
37870 map Nearest zip codes: 37866, 37851, 37825, 37724, 37715, 37730.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.7%
Tennessee:

48.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.6%
Tennessee:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 391
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,663


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 78 (30 now married, 46 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 997 (600 now married, 390 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 37870 with a mortgage: 678 (43 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 898

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,000
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $291

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

23.3%
Whole state:

15.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.1%
Whole state:

8.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.5
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  • Notable locations in zip code 37870: Straight Branch Dock (A), Blue Springs Hollow Dock (B), Flat Hollow Boat Dock (C), Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 37870 include: Flat Hollow Church (A), Flatwood Chapel (B), Powell Valley Church (C), Friendship Church (D), Davis Creek Church (E), Well Springs Church of God (F), Pleasant Hill Church (G), Pine Grove Church (H), Haynes Flat Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Sweat Cemetery (1), Hunter Cemetery (2), Thomas Cemetery (3), Watson Cemetery (4), Welch Cemetery (5), Williams Cemetery (6), Wilson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lower Fall Branch (A), Little Creek (B), Dry Branch (C), Davis Creek (D), Cawood Branch (E), Big Branch (F), Carr Branch (G), Upper Fall Branch (H), The Doublings Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 942014 or later
  • 482010 to 2013
  • 5142000 to 2009
  • 6011990 to 1999
  • 3001980 to 1989
  • 4351970 to 1979
  • 1191960 to 1969
  • 581950 to 1959
  • 1031940 to 1949
  • 2461939 or earlier

Zip code 37870 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 37870
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 37870
  • 0no bedroom
  • 281 bedroom
  • 4062 bedrooms
  • 8943 bedrooms
  • 1334 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 37870
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 37870
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 1672 bedrooms
  • 2503 bedrooms
  • 794 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 37870 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 37870 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 43no vehicle
  • 3231 vehicle
  • 7872 vehicles
  • 2813 vehicles
  • 914 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 37870 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 37870 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 38no vehicle
  • 3121 vehicle
  • 972 vehicles
  • 543 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 37870 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 37870 household income distribution in 2017
  • 230Less than $10,000
  • 127$10,000 to $14,999
  • 163$15,000 to $19,999
  • 148$20,000 to $24,999
  • 210$25,000 to $29,999
  • 115$30,000 to $34,999
  • 152$35,000 to $39,999
  • 133$40,000 to $44,999
  • 59$45,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 233$75,000 to $99,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$125,000 to $149,999
  • 56$150,000 to $199,999
  • 37$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 37870

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 37870
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 69$20,000 to $24,999
  • 28$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 67$40,000 to $49,999
  • 75$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $69,999
  • 126$70,000 to $79,999
  • 138$80,000 to $89,999
  • 55$90,000 to $99,999
  • 183$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 107$150,000 to $174,999
  • 78$175,000 to $199,999
  • 129$200,000 to $249,999
  • 68$250,000 to $299,999
  • 76$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 37870

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 37870
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 21$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 23$300 to $349
  • 34$350 to $399
  • 110$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 18$550 to $599
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 17$800 to $899
  • 12$900 to $999
  • 29$1,000 to $1,249
  • 164No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $672.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $151,799.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $123,245
  • Two or more races householders: $144,097
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $46,619

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,905
37870:

$112,905
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,488 - $191,700
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 37870

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,832
  • Two: 43
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • Mobile homes: 595
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Unemployment: 9.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37870

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37870
  • 80.9%1,354Drove a car alone
  • 12.4%208Carpooled
  • 1.8%30Walked
  • 1.4%23Other means
  • 3.2%54Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37870

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37870
  • 30Less than 5 minutes
  • 625 to 9 minutes
  • 8810 to 14 minutes
  • 14315 to 19 minutes
  • 34420 to 24 minutes
  • 6625 to 29 minutes
  • 41730 to 34 minutes
  • 7235 to 39 minutes
  • 3240 to 44 minutes
  • 11745 to 59 minutes
  • 16160 to 89 minutes
  • 7790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 46.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,919
  • In family households: 4,049 (708 male householders, 656 female householders)
    971 spouses, 1,272 children (1,154 natural, 27 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 37 parents, 147 other relatives, 79 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 869 (412 male householders (329 living alone)), 292 female householders (275 living alone)), 165 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 802 2-persons, 232 3-persons, 175 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 604 1-person, 67 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 18 5-persons

664 married couples with children.
223 single-parent households (30 men, 193 women).

98.6% of residents of 37870 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% very well, 50% well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 44 (0.9%)
(81.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 47%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 33%Barbados
Most common first ancestries reported in 37870
  • 52%American
  • 10%European
  • 10%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 2%German
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Lebanese
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 21Before 1990

Zip code 37870 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HWY (HWY 33 in SPEEDWELL, TN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE

Zip code 37870 marital status for males
Zip code 37870 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 81.0%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,895. Population change in the 1990s: +1,670 (+57.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,179
  • Northeast: 35
  • Midwest: 468
  • South: 1,905
  • West: 264

66% of the 37870 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

96% of the 37870 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in 37870

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

16.4%
Tennessee:

11.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

11.1%
Tennessee:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

61.8%
Tennessee:

22.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 88,921Business and financial operations occupations
  • 55,028Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 49,757Health technologists and technicians
  • 45,055Management occupations
  • 42,309Construction and extraction occupations
  • 36,929Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • KARRIE ERNEST (140 FRED RUSSELL LN in SPEEDWELL, KY; small business) : $26,000 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $26,000 with Army for Dentistry Services. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2000-10-19. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-19. Completion date: 2002-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Marinas (5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Construction and Mining (except Oil Well) Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 37870 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4872.0 years
John3472.8 years
Charles2770.7 years
William2370.7 years
Robert2371.5 years
Mary1776.7 years
Roy1570.3 years
Charlie1477.5 years
Walter1269.2 years
Ruby1277.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 37870 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans3874.1 years
Moyers3575.5 years
Edwards3272.7 years
Smith3169.2 years
Leach3073.2 years
Russell3073.2 years
Rogers2379.1 years
Monday2176.3 years
Mayes2078.3 years
Hopper1871.1 years
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