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38255 Zip Code (Sharon, TN) Detailed Profile




City: Sharon, TN (2.40%)
County: Weakley County, TN
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,330
Zip code population in 2010: 2,299
Zip code population in 2000: 2,339

Houses and condos: 1,117
Renter-occupied apartments: 360
% of renters here:

36%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 38255: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 47.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 50 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38255
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.7% ($529)
Tennessee:

0.7% ($1,165)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $492 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $557 (0.7%)

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Males: 1,175  (50.4%)
Females: 1,155  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 38255:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38255:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 38255 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38255 (2017)
    • 2,13791.4%White
    • 1054.5%Black
    • 271.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 190.8%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian
    • 50.2%Some other race
    • 20.09%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $75,457
38255:

$75,457
Tennessee:

$167,500



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 38255 zip code as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38255 is 177 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.8 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38255, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,708 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,708
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $29,778 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$29,778
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.3% for AGIs below $25k, 78.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,103 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,103
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,836 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,836
State:

$6,739
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,375 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$2,375
State:

+$19,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,692 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$9,692
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,913 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
38255:

$7,913
Tennessee:

$15,505

Total itemized deductions: $18,129 (25% of AGI, reported on 7.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,129
State:

$21,976

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $4,740 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,740
State:

$6,709

Taxes paid: $2,443 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
38255:

$2,443
State:

$4,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,271 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,271
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 62.5%
Here:

63%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 55.3% for AGIs below $25k, 65.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38255, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,759 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,759
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $28,204 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$28,204
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 107.0% for AGIs below $10k, 76.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,361 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,361
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,116 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,116
State:

$3,727
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,673 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,673
State:

+$15,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,797 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,797
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,190 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
38255:

$2,190
Tennessee:

$2,934

Total itemized deductions: $17,391 (29% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,391
State:

$18,035

Here:

28.9% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,333 (6% of AGI, reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,333
State:

$5,167

Here:

6.5% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,535 (reported on 72.2% of returns)
38255:

$3,535
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,803 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,803
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.9%
Here:

69%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 54.6% for AGIs below $10k, 67.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 95.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$40,717
Tennessee:

$51,340
Sharon, TN (38255) map Nearest zip codes: 38237, 38230, 38369, 38316, 38253, 38233.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
Tennessee:

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

9.5%
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: 243
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 747


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 21 (13 now married, 7 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 454 (249 now married, 202 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38255 with a mortgage: 225 (9 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 421

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $820
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $300

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

18.0%
Whole state:

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

8.6%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 38255: Sharon Volunteer Fire Department (A), Sidonia Volunteer Fire Department (B), Sharon City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 38255 include: Beech Grove Church (A), Corinth Church (B), Sharon Church of Christ (C), Sidonia Baptist Church (D), New Salem Church (E), Mount Vernon Church (F), Macedonia Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Tansil Cemetery (1), Rice-Underwood Cemetery (2), Harkey Cemetery (3), Woodlawn Cemetery (4), Mitchell Cemetery (5), New Salem Cemetery (6), Somers Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Mud Creek Watershed Lake Number Seventeen (A), Mud Creek Watershed Lake Fifteen (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 92014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 622000 to 2009
  • 1171990 to 1999
  • 801980 to 1989
  • 1721970 to 1979
  • 2811960 to 1969
  • 1191950 to 1959
  • 931940 to 1949
  • 1611939 or earlier

Zip code 38255 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sharon, TN (38255)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sharon, TN (38255)
  • 9no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 1472 bedrooms
  • 3953 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sharon, TN (38255)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sharon, TN (38255)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 1482 bedrooms
  • 1853 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sharon, TN (38255) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sharon, TN (38255) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 32no vehicle
  • 1351 vehicle
  • 3122 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sharon, TN (38255) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sharon, TN (38255) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 58no vehicle
  • 1391 vehicle
  • 1402 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 38255 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 38255 household income distribution in 2017
  • 100Less than $10,000
  • 45$10,000 to $14,999
  • 70$15,000 to $19,999
  • 72$20,000 to $24,999
  • 72$25,000 to $29,999
  • 65$30,000 to $34,999
  • 72$35,000 to $39,999
  • 68$40,000 to $44,999
  • 99$45,000 to $49,999
  • 48$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 74$75,000 to $99,999
  • 71$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38255

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38255
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $49,999
  • 47$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 37$80,000 to $89,999
  • 38$90,000 to $99,999
  • 43$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $174,999
  • 32$175,000 to $199,999
  • 43$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$250,000 to $299,999
  • 9$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38255

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38255
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 55$200 to $249
  • 47$300 to $349
  • 32$350 to $399
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 28$450 to $499
  • 30$500 to $549
  • 20$600 to $649
  • 16$650 to $699
  • 45No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $602.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $77,224
  • Black or African American householders: $49,353

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,457
38255:

$75,457
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,761 - $116,620
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 38255
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 854
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • Mobile homes: 137
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Unemployment: 7.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38255

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38255
  • 85.0%801Drove a car alone
  • 8.3%78Carpooled
  • 0.7%7Bicycle
  • 2.3%22Walked
  • 1.5%14Other means
  • 1.6%15Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38255

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38255
  • 36Less than 5 minutes
  • 735 to 9 minutes
  • 17210 to 14 minutes
  • 22415 to 19 minutes
  • 17320 to 24 minutes
  • 4425 to 29 minutes
  • 7930 to 34 minutes
  • 735 to 39 minutes
  • 4645 to 59 minutes
  • 3460 to 89 minutes
  • 3090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 73.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,331
  • In family households: 1,925 (317 male householders, 343 female householders)
    480 spouses, 532 children (423 natural, 14 adopted, 97 stepchildren), 94 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 11 other relatives, 94 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 406 (185 male householders (140 living alone)), 156 female householders (135 living alone)), 64 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 348 2-persons, 143 3-persons, 138 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 276 1-person, 65 2-persons

228 married couples with children.
164 single-parent households (31 men, 133 women).

99.5% of residents of 38255 zip code speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 18 (0.8%)
(28.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

5.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 22%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 11%Belize
Most common first ancestries reported in 38255
  • 40%American
  • 8%English
  • 8%Irish
  • 6%German
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 19Before 1990

Zip code 38255 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • B & R MACHINE & GEAR CORP (4809 US HIGYHWAY 45 SHARON in SHARON, TN)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: IRON AND STEEL FORGING.
    Organizations: B AND R MACHINE AND GEAR CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 38255 marital status for males
Zip code 38255 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 34.1%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 2,564.

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

  • This state: 1,622
  • Northeast: 42
  • Midwest: 281
  • South: 279
  • West: 63

65% of the 38255 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

92% of the 38255 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 85% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Sharon, TN (38255)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

3.7%
Tennessee:

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

11.6%
Tennessee:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

6.1%
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 ($)
  • 52,063Management occupations
  • 51,485Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 42,016Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 34,791Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 33,439Healthcare support occupations
  • 31,875Health technologists and technicians

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • B & R MACHINE & GEAR CORPORATI (4809 US HIGHWAY 45 in SHARON, TN; small business)
    $24,910 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Gears, Pulleys, Sprockets, and Transmission Chain. Signed on 2002-07-26. Completion date: 2002-07-26.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Golf Courses and Country Clubs (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: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 38255 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5075.0 years
Mary3778.1 years
William3777.7 years
Robert3177.8 years
John3078.0 years
George1973.4 years
Charles1375.7 years
Ruth1279.2 years
Ruby1180.3 years
Annie1181.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 38255 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts2780.1 years
Adams2279.9 years
Wilson2078.1 years
Davis2076.1 years
Jones1968.6 years
Gardner1480.2 years
Taylor1482.4 years
Thompson1380.1 years
Evans1367.5 years
Edwards1276.0 years
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