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Counties: Grainger County, TN (93.42%), Union County, TN (6.58%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,421
Zip code population in 2010: 2,741
Zip code population in 2000: 2,563

Houses and condos: 1,378
Renter-occupied apartments: 141
% of renters here:

12%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 37888: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 54.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 63 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 37888
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($611)
Tennessee:

0.6% ($1,220)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $890 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $480 (0.4%)

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Males: 1,682  (49.2%)
Females: 1,739  (50.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 37888:

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 37888:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Zip code 37888 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 37888 (2019)
    • 2,67897.7%White
    • 441.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 140.5%Two or more races
    • 30.1%American Indian
    • 20.07%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $130,257
37888:

$130,257
Tennessee:

$191,900



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 37888 zip code as of August 19, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 37888 is 1,078 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.2 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 37888, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,555 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,555
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $34,912 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$34,912
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.9% for AGIs below $25k, 87.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $475 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$475
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $900 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

$900
State:

$6,739

Profit/loss from business: +$7,294 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,294
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,080 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
37888:

$9,080
Tennessee:

$15,505

Total itemized deductions: $17,057 (26% of AGI, reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,057
State:

$21,976

Here:

26.1% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI

Charity contributions: $3,025 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,025
State:

$6,709

Taxes paid: $2,743 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
37888:

$2,743
State:

$4,829

Earned income credit: $2,407 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,407
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 71.1%
Here:

71%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 67.4% for AGIs below $25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 116.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 37888, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,470 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,470
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $28,972 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
Here:

$28,972
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.9% for AGIs below $10k, 82.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $778 (reported on 33.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$778
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,500 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,500
State:

$3,727

Net capital gain/loss: +$660 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

+$660
State:

+$15,776

Profit/loss from business: +$7,733 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,733
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 32.8% for AGIs below $10k, 11.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,781 (31% of AGI, reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,781
State:

$18,035

Here:

30.6% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,500 (5% of AGI, reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,500
State:

$5,167

Here:

4.9% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI

Total tax: $2,640 (reported on 71.9% of returns)
37888:

$2,640
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,792 (reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,792
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 77.1%
Here:

77%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 69.4% for AGIs below $10k, 77.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,316
Tennessee:

$56,071
37888 map Nearest zip codes: 37848, 37861, 37825, 37709, 37779, 37879.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.2%
Tennessee:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.5%
Tennessee:

48.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 176
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 952


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 57 (58 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 601 (283 now married, 317 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 37888 with a mortgage: 371
Houses without a mortgage: 632

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $278

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

20.6%
Whole state:

13.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

15.7%
Whole state:

8.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 37888: Coffman Camp (A), Dutch (B), Black Fox (C), Washburn Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 37888 include: Salem Church (A), Fairview Church (B), Locust Grove Church (C), Dutch Valley Church (D), Liberty Hill Church (E), Elm Springs United Baptist Church of Jesus Christ (F), Black Fox Primitive Baptist Church (G), Pennington Chapel (H), Beeler Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Hopson Cemetery (1), Hurst Cemetery (2), Scott Cemetery (3), Thomas Cemetery (4), Seymoure Cemetery (5), Johnson Cemetery (6), Walters Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hogskin Creek (A), Fox Creek (B), Dutch Valley Creek (C), Dotson Creek (D), Cool Branch (E), Edderson Branch (F), Williams Creek (G), Puncheon Camp Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1612014 or later
  • 382010 to 2013
  • 1892000 to 2009
  • 3131990 to 1999
  • 1761980 to 1989
  • 2571970 to 1979
  • 861960 to 1969
  • 651950 to 1959
  • 451940 to 1949
  • 931939 or earlier

Zip code 37888 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 37888
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 37888
  • 9no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 2612 bedrooms
  • 5003 bedrooms
  • 1684 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 37888
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 37888
  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 943 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 37888 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 37888 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 95no vehicle
  • 961 vehicle
  • 3122 vehicles
  • 2053 vehicles
  • 1884 vehicles
  • 1135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 37888 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 37888 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 12no vehicle
  • 721 vehicle
  • 462 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 37888 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 37888 household income distribution in 2019
  • 70Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 156$20,000 to $24,999
  • 63$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 37$35,000 to $39,999
  • 56$40,000 to $44,999
  • 51$45,000 to $49,999
  • 90$50,000 to $59,999
  • 122$60,000 to $74,999
  • 169$75,000 to $99,999
  • 75$100,000 to $124,999
  • 53$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 37888

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 37888
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 75$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 62$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 38$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 141$100,000 to $124,999
  • 115$125,000 to $149,999
  • 98$150,000 to $174,999
  • 15$175,000 to $199,999
  • 60$200,000 to $249,999
  • 19$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33$300,000 to $399,999
  • 30$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • 57$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 37888

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 37888
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 54$400 to $449
  • 6$550 to $599
  • 48No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $740.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $129,273

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,257
37888:

$130,257
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,093 - $176,888

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $216,502
Here:

$216,502
State:

$260,661

Mobile homes: $70,116
Here:

$70,116
State:

$90,685
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 37888
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 882
  • One, attached: 26
  • Two: 6
  • Mobile homes: 440
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Unemployment: 7.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37888

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37888
  • 63.3%805Drove a car alone
  • 28.1%358Carpooled
  • 0.7%9Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.8%10Walked
  • 6.7%85Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37888

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37888
  • 81Less than 5 minutes
  • 395 to 9 minutes
  • 12510 to 14 minutes
  • 9115 to 19 minutes
  • 14520 to 24 minutes
  • 5725 to 29 minutes
  • 11630 to 34 minutes
  • 7440 to 44 minutes
  • 17645 to 59 minutes
  • 18960 to 89 minutes
  • 8990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 40.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,421
  • Male householders: 605 (101 living alone), Female householders: 530 (77 living alone)
  • 697 spouses (689 opposite-sex spouses), 10 unmarried partners, (10 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,151 children (1,051 natural, 33 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 232 grandchildren, 30 brothers or sisters, 104 parents, 0 foster children, 37 other relatives, 28 non-relatives

Size of family households: 402 2-persons, 199 3-persons, 182 4-persons, 72 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 177 1-person

466 married couples with children.
152 single-parent households (104 men, 48 women).

89.9% of residents of 37888 zip code speak English at home.
9.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% very well, 7% not well, 21% not at all).

Foreign born population: 238 (7.0%)
(16.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.5%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 80%Honduras
  • 9%Sweden
  • 9%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 37888
  • 45%American
  • 10%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 4%German
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%European
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 232010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 1831990 to 1999
  • 57Before 1990

Zip code 37888 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • C & M CABINET, INC. (HWY 131 in WASHBURN, TN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED; MATTRESSES, FOUNDATIONS, AND CONVERTIBLE BEDS
  • C & M CABINETS INCORPORATED (RURAL ROUTE 1 in WASHBURN, TN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.

Zip code 37888 marital status for males
Zip code 37888 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 76.0%Electricity
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 1,737. Population change in the 1990s: +826 (+47.6%).

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

  • This state: 2,294
  • Northeast: 51
  • Midwest: 164
  • South: 578
  • West: 46

75% of the 37888 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

95% of the 37888 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 37888

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

6.2%
Tennessee:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

13.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

18.9%
Tennessee:

23.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 52,816Office and administrative support occupations
  • 50,514Production occupations
  • 45,893Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 45,801Management occupations
  • 45,719Health technologists and technicians
  • 39,292Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • HURST TRAILERS (RT 2 HIGHWAY 131 in WASHBURN, TN; small business) : -$3,340 in 2 contracts in 2006
    $0 with Army for Trailers. Signed on 2006-04-11. Completion date: 2005-10-15.
    -$3,340, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-11. Completion date: 2005-10-15.

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Automobile and Other Motor Vehicle Merchant Wholesalers (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Manufacturing (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (10-19: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Testing Laboratories (5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 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 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 19 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 37888 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.6%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 37888
    • 5446.6%Structure Fires
    • 4236.2%Outside Fires
    • 108.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 108.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 37888, Tennessee

Most common first names in zip code 37888 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1875.9 years
James1875.5 years
Robert1468.6 years
Mary1476.2 years
John1371.6 years
Herbert775.0 years
Charles669.7 years
Luther671.0 years
Pearl682.5 years
Sarah683.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 37888 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nicley2776.0 years
Beeler2675.9 years
Nicely1866.8 years
Bailey1671.4 years
Williams1672.1 years
Coffman1678.3 years
Acuff1577.9 years
Wolfenbarger1476.4 years
Collins1472.6 years
Lay1181.4 years
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