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38547 Zip Code (South Carthage, TN) Detailed Profile




Cities: South Carthage, TN (0.85%), Gordonsville, TN (0.48%)
County: Smith County, TN
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,933
Zip code population in 2010: 1,975
Zip code population in 2000: 1,517

Houses and condos: 845
Renter-occupied apartments: 87
% of renters here:

11%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 38547: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 32.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 59 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($766)
Tennessee:

0.7% ($1,165)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $840 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $699 (0.6%)

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Males: 954  (49.3%)
Females: 979  (50.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 38547:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38547:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Zip code 38547 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38547 (2017)
    • 1,900125.2%White
    • 271.8%Black
    • 201.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 120.8%American Indian
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 40.3%Asian
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Urban population: 193
Rural population: 1,739

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $138,094
38547:

$138,094
Tennessee:

$167,500



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 38547 zip code as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38547 is 461 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:

41.2 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 38547, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,309 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,309
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $41,117 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$41,117
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.8% for AGIs below $25k, 85.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $696 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$696
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,038 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,038
State:

$6,739

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,029 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,029
State:

+$19,082

Profit/loss from business: +$9,738 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,738
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,225 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
38547:

$11,225
Tennessee:

$15,505

Total itemized deductions: $17,607 (21% of AGI, reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,607
State:

$21,976

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,227 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,227
State:

$6,709
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,136 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
38547:

$3,136
State:

$4,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,394 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,394
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.9%
Here:

66%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 61.3% for AGIs below $25k, 65.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38547, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,770 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,770
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $36,960 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$36,960
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 97.7% for AGIs below $10k, 70.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 95.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $954 (reported on 39.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$954
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $670 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$670
State:

$3,727
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,570 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,570
State:

+$15,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,662 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,662
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 9.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,294 (26% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,294
State:

$18,035

Here:

26.2% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,875 (6% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,875
State:

$5,167

Here:

6.2% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,993 (reported on 76.2% of returns)
38547:

$3,993
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,774 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,774
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.9%
Here:

72%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 62.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$54,367
Tennessee:

$51,340
South Carthage, TN (38547) map Nearest zip codes: 38563, 37012, 38567, 37030, 37184, 38569.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.6%
Tennessee:

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

5.9%
Tennessee:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 89
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 684


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 376 (254 now married, 119 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38547 with a mortgage: 336 (31 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 351

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,148
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $364

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

5.8%
Whole state:

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

3.1%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.8
State:

4.5
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  • Notable location: Sykes Fire Department District 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 38547 include: Sykes Church of Christ (A), Union Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church (B), Brush Creek Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Bransford Cemetery (1), Brush Creek Cemetery (2), Moore Cemetery (3), Davis Cemetery (4), Phillips Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 112014 or later
  • 152010 to 2013
  • 1682000 to 2009
  • 3621990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 671970 to 1979
  • 661960 to 1969
  • 321950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 631939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Carthage, TN (38547)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Carthage, TN (38547)
  • 14no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 1242 bedrooms
  • 4243 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Carthage, TN (38547)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Carthage, TN (38547)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in South Carthage, TN (38547) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Carthage, TN (38547) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 19no vehicle
  • 1201 vehicle
  • 2662 vehicles
  • 1803 vehicles
  • 884 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in South Carthage, TN (38547) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Carthage, TN (38547) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 471 vehicle
  • 272 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 38547 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 38547 household income distribution in 2017
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 73$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 44$45,000 to $49,999
  • 64$50,000 to $59,999
  • 81$60,000 to $74,999
  • 93$75,000 to $99,999
  • 104$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38547

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38547
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 52$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 81$80,000 to $89,999
  • 29$90,000 to $99,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 36$150,000 to $174,999
  • 35$175,000 to $199,999
  • 85$200,000 to $249,999
  • 47$250,000 to $299,999
  • 89$300,000 to $399,999
  • 22$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38547

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38547
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 5$1,000 to $1,249
  • 45No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $788.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $132,609
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $28,231
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $221,822

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,094
38547:

$138,094
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,201 - $267,657

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $216,853
Here:

$216,853
State:

$235,345

Mobile homes: $77,404
Here:

$77,404
State:

$67,221
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 38547
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 592
  • Mobile homes: 248

Unemployment: 2.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38547

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38547
  • 80.0%758Drove a car alone
  • 15.6%148Carpooled
  • 4.1%39Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38547

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38547
  • 14Less than 5 minutes
  • 575 to 9 minutes
  • 6810 to 14 minutes
  • 15315 to 19 minutes
  • 12520 to 24 minutes
  • 9325 to 29 minutes
  • 10430 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 7340 to 44 minutes
  • 12345 to 59 minutes
  • 7860 to 89 minutes
  • 790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 51.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,934
  • In family households: 1,724 (384 male householders, 201 female householders)
    502 spouses, 547 children (520 natural, 1 adopted, 28 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 other relatives, 48 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 208 (123 male householders (110 living alone)), 62 female householders (52 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 290 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 125 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 17 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 163 1-person, 21 2-persons

372 married couples with children.
69 single-parent households (15 men, 54 women).

98.9% of residents of 38547 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.5%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.5%
Whole state:

5.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 89%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 38547
  • 40%American
  • 12%Irish
  • 5%English
  • 5%German
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Polish
  • 1%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 8Before 1990

Zip code 38547 topographic map


Zip code 38547 marital status for males
Zip code 38547 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 60.8%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood

Population in 1990: 656. Population change in the 1990s: +861 (+131.3%).

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

  • This state: 1,495
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 166
  • South: 140
  • West: 61

56% of the 38547 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.

97% of the 38547 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 90% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in South Carthage, TN (38547)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Tennessee:

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

0.0%
Tennessee:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 70,543Business and financial operations occupations
  • 57,949Management occupations
  • 53,325Education, training, and library occupations
  • 51,829Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 50,710Production occupations
  • 39,238Sales and related occupations

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

  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Finish Carpentry Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Flower, Nursery Stock, and Florists' Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events without Facilities (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: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 38547 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1577.5 years
James1374.7 years
Willie777.3 years
Walter776.8 years
Billy662.4 years
Thomas663.8 years
John677.8 years
William672.2 years
Mary586.8 years
George481.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 38547 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilkerson1277.0 years
Williams979.7 years
Winfree976.2 years
Crawford776.5 years
Grisham768.6 years
Wills782.6 years
Baker768.4 years
Smith778.4 years
Jackson673.7 years
Sircy678.3 years
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