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Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,368
Zip code population in 2010: 2,312
Zip code population in 2000: 2,147

Houses and condos: 1,058
Renter-occupied apartments: 189
% of renters here:

20%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 38553: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 47.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 49 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 38553
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.4% ($475)
Tennessee:

0.7% ($1,165)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $439 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $500 (0.6%)

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Males: 1,195  (50.5%)
Females: 1,172  (49.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 38553:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 38553:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

Zip code 38553 compared to state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 38553 (2017)
    • 2,238104.2%White
    • 432.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 251.2%Two or more races
    • 30.1%American Indian
    • 20.09%Some other race
    • 10.05%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $111,443
38553:

$111,443
Tennessee:

$167,500



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 38553 zip code as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 38553 is 155 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.7 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 38553, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,648 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,648
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $30,745 (reported on 77.4% of returns)
Here:

$30,745
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.3% for AGIs below $25k, 76.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 122.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $820 (reported on 23.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$820
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,017 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,017
State:

$6,739

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,800 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,800
State:

+$19,082

Profit/loss from business: +$11,553 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

+$11,553
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.2% for AGIs below $25k, 9.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,700 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
38553:

$11,700
Tennessee:

$15,505

Total itemized deductions: $16,858 (28% of AGI, reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,858
State:

$21,976

Here:

27.9% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $4,233 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,233
State:

$6,709
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxes paid: $2,727 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
38553:

$2,727
State:

$4,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,546 (reported on 31.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,546
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.5%
Here:

65%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 61.9% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 38553, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,242 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,242
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $26,593 (reported on 76.5% of returns)
Here:

$26,593
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.9% for AGIs below $10k, 69.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $768 (reported on 31.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$768
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $439 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$439
State:

$3,727

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,102 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,102
State:

+$15,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,460 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,460
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 30.2% for AGIs below $10k, 14.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $12,935 (25% of AGI, reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

$12,935
State:

$18,035

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,667 (5% of AGI, reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,667
State:

$5,167

Here:

5.4% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI

Total tax: $3,017 (reported on 71.4% of returns)
38553:

$3,017
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,910 (reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,910
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.9%
Here:

71%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 65.5% for AGIs below $10k, 70.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 92.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$36,057
Tennessee:

$51,340
38553 map Nearest zip codes: 38565, 38589, 38571, 38554, 37726, 38543.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.9%
Tennessee:

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

2.1%
Tennessee:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 187
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 768


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 384 (256 now married, 125 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 38553 with a mortgage: 354
Houses without a mortgage: 422

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $942
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $247

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

16.8%
Whole state:

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

9.8%
Whole state:

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

5.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Fentress County Volunteer Fire Department Station 7 Clarkrange (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 38553 include: Clarkrange Baptist Church (A), Clarkrange United Methodist Church (B), Mount Union Church (C), Clarkrange Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mount Union Cemetery (1), Clarkrange Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Peggy Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johnson Mill Branch (A), Hurricane Creek (B), Guffy Branch (C), Glade Branch (D), Galer Branch (E), Shepherd Branch (F), Shoal Creek (G), Big Branch (H), Cooper Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 222010 to 2013
  • 2512000 to 2009
  • 3051990 to 1999
  • 1811980 to 1989
  • 1141970 to 1979
  • 531960 to 1969
  • 271950 to 1959
  • 271940 to 1949
  • 581939 or earlier

Zip code 38553 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 38553
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 38553
  • 0no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 1202 bedrooms
  • 4643 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 38553
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 38553
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 982 bedrooms
  • 1263 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 38553 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 38553 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 54no vehicle
  • 2651 vehicle
  • 2442 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 38553 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 38553 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 701 vehicle
  • 1042 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 38553 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 38553 household income distribution in 2017
  • 153Less than $10,000
  • 74$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$15,000 to $19,999
  • 39$20,000 to $24,999
  • 86$25,000 to $29,999
  • 73$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 121$40,000 to $44,999
  • 94$45,000 to $49,999
  • 63$50,000 to $59,999
  • 111$60,000 to $74,999
  • 42$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38553

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 38553
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 71$40,000 to $49,999
  • 63$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 71$70,000 to $79,999
  • 21$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 115$100,000 to $124,999
  • 68$125,000 to $149,999
  • 40$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 46$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$500,000 to $749,999
  • 20$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38553

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 38553
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 11$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 38$300 to $349
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 73No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $838.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $120,365
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $261,045

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,443
38553:

$111,443
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,137 - $159,476

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $182,782
Here:

$182,782
State:

$235,345

Mobile homes: $53,148
Here:

$53,148
State:

$67,221
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 38553
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 768
  • Mobile homes: 284

Unemployment: 3.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38553

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 38553
  • 67.1%684Drove a car alone
  • 15.9%162Carpooled
  • 2.3%23Walked
  • 3.1%32Other means
  • 12.1%123Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38553

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 38553
  • 55Less than 5 minutes
  • 1305 to 9 minutes
  • 11910 to 14 minutes
  • 1415 to 19 minutes
  • 7620 to 24 minutes
  • 2225 to 29 minutes
  • 14030 to 34 minutes
  • 6235 to 39 minutes
  • 3940 to 44 minutes
  • 11745 to 59 minutes
  • 6560 to 89 minutes
  • 5790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 50.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,369
  • In family households: 2,000 (431 male householders, 220 female householders)
    546 spouses, 661 children (594 natural, 7 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 89 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 368 (173 male householders (162 living alone)), 136 female householders (126 living alone)), 58 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 283 2-persons, 181 3-persons, 106 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 29 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 288 1-person, 9 2-persons, 11 5-persons

457 married couples with children.
76 single-parent households (7 men, 69 women).

98.8% of residents of 38553 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 8 (0.4%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.4%
Whole state:

5.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 88%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 38553
  • 34%English
  • 23%American
  • 8%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%French Canadian
  • 1%Polish
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
  • 7Before 1990

Zip code 38553 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLARKRANGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1026 W ROCK QUARRY RD in CLARKRANGE, TN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0020
    Organizations: FENTRESS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRCT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CLARKRANGE HIGH SCHOOL (5801 S YORK HW in CLARKRANGE, TN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0025
    Organizations: FENTRESS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRCT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 38553 marital status for males
Zip code 38553 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 29.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.2%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 1,843. Population change in the 1990s: +304 (+16.5%).

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

  • This state: 1,770
  • Northeast: 84
  • Midwest: 271
  • South: 220

63% of the 38553 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

91% of the 38553 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% 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, 59% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in 38553

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

4.6%
Tennessee:

11.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

22.8%
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 ($)
  • 45,972Management occupations
  • 42,391Health technologists and technicians
  • 33,250Production occupations
  • 28,974Office and administrative support occupations
  • 27,527Transportation occupations
  • 21,841Material moving occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • INTL ASSOCIATION OF UNDERCOVER (984 KILBY RD in CLARKRANGE, TN; small business) : $203,250 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Educational Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $96,750; 2005: $106,500; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $53,750 with Army for Educational Services. Taking place in IA. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $53,750, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-14. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $43,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-08. Completion date: 2004-07-23.
    $35,250, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-29. Completion date: 2006-09-30.

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

  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (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 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 38553 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1877.2 years
James1872.4 years
John1177.7 years
Mary1081.0 years
Laura776.0 years
Robert770.0 years
Thomas675.5 years
Charlie673.5 years
Lois575.4 years
Willie575.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 38553 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall3273.2 years
Smith2071.6 years
Ashburn1673.9 years
Miller1570.7 years
Young1472.6 years
Atkinson1471.1 years
Beaty1266.7 years
Allred1176.0 years
Franklin1173.0 years
Todd1179.4 years

Businesses in zip code 38553

  • U-Haul: 1

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