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37909 Zip Code (Knoxville, TN) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2022: 17,178
Zip code population in 2010: 15,168
Zip code population in 2000: 13,130

Houses and condos: 8,310
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,433
% of renters here:

55%
State:

33%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 37909: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 7.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,455 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.7% ($2,110)
Tennessee:

0.5% ($1,376)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,094 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,159 (0.8%)

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Males: 7,947  (46.3%)
Females: 9,231  (53.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 37909:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 37909:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Zip code 37909 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 37909 (2022)
    • 14,61985.1%White
    • 7324.3%Black
    • 6523.8%Two or more races
    • 6053.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5263.1%Asian
    • 410.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $300,016
37909:

$300,016
Tennessee:

$284,800



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 37909 zip code as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 37909 is 1,950 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:

36.0 years
Tennessee median age:

39.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Tennessee:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 37909, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $61,699 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$61,699
State:

$69,014

Salary/wage: $50,477 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$50,477
State:

$55,872
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1266.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3733.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6300.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9669.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16685.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70683.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,649 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,649
Tennessee:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $25k, 17.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 94.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 140.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1916.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,353 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$7,353
State:

$8,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.6% for AGIs below $25k, 32.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 133.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 263.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 470.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6702.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$18,372 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$18,372
State:

+$33,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.8% for AGIs below $25k, 23.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 341.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 693.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 23321.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$18,246 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$18,246
State:

+$18,991
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 132.4% for AGIs below $25k, 145.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 342.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 455.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 794.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10355.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,176 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
37909:

$19,176
Tennessee:

$20,036
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 47.9% for AGIs below $25k, 71.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 228.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 383.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 790.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3965.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $23,925 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
37909:

$23,925
Tennessee:

$28,955
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1196.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $47,574 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
Here:

$47,574
State:

$40,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 35.5% for AGIs below $25k, 57.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 151.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 307.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 672.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11037.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $20,614 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

$20,614
State:

$19,852
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 25.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 283.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4648.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,112 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
37909:

$5,112
State:

$6,038
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 34.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 97.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 946.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,157 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,157
State:

$2,391
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $25k, 48.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 92.2%
Here:

92%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 91.8% for AGIs below $25k, 93.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 93.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 37909, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $49,771 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,771
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $42,584 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$42,584
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.3% for AGIs below $25k, 82.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 51.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,600 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,600
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,628 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$5,628
State:

$6,739
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,542 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,542
State:

+$19,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,506 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$16,506
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,708 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
37909:

$13,708
Tennessee:

$15,505
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,520 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
37909:

$16,520
Tennessee:

$22,567

Total itemized deductions: $19,235 (20% of AGI, reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,235
State:

$21,976

Here:

19.6% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,802 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,802
State:

$6,709
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,310 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
37909:

$4,310
State:

$4,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,073 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,073
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 41.3%
Here:

41%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 38.3% for AGIs below $25k, 38.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 37909, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $42,872 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,872
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $36,410 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$36,410
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.0% for AGIs below $10k, 81.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,970 (reported on 40.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,970
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,040 (reported on 24.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,040
State:

$3,727
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,749 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,749
State:

+$15,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,992 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$16,992
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -12.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,714 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
37909:

$2,714
Tennessee:

$2,934
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $16,460 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,460
Tennessee:

$16,857

Total itemized deductions: $16,821 (21% of AGI, reported on 28.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,821
State:

$18,035

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.9% for AGIs below $10k, 8.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,863 (6% of AGI, reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,863
State:

$5,167

Here:

5.8% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,709 (reported on 78.0% of returns)
37909:

$6,709
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,649 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,649
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 48.8%
Here:

49%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 46.5% for AGIs below $10k, 49.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 45.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$59,450
Tennessee:

$65,254
Knoxville, TN (37909) map Nearest zip codes: 37921, 37919, 37923, 37912, 37916, 37902.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.8%
Tennessee:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.2%
Tennessee:

47.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 525
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,632


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 268 (218 now married, 52 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,448 (1,661 now married, 2,786 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 37909 with a mortgage: 2,343 (190 second mortgage, 70 home equity loan, 135 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,565
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $545

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

10.3%
Whole state:

13.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

5.0%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 37909: Middlebrook Industrial Park (A), West Side YMCA (B), Knoxville Fire Department Station 20 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 37909 include: Faith Church (A), Central Church of God (B), Churhc of the Savior (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D), West Hills Presbyterian Church (E), West Hills Church (F), West End Church (G), Calvary Church (H), Middlebrook Pike Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mars Hill Cemetery (1), Reed Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 37909: West Hills Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 5052010 to 2019
  • 1,0692000 to 2009
  • 1,5761990 to 1999
  • 1,5001980 to 1989
  • 1,4201970 to 1979
  • 1,0901960 to 1969
  • 6721950 to 1959
  • 1621940 to 1949
  • 01939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Knoxville, TN (37909)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Knoxville, TN (37909)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 6272 bedrooms
  • 2,1793 bedrooms
  • 5844 bedrooms
  • 2475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knoxville, TN (37909)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knoxville, TN (37909)
  • 100no bedroom
  • 1,5401 bedroom
  • 1,8712 bedrooms
  • 8053 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Knoxville, TN (37909) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Knoxville, TN (37909) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 89no vehicle
  • 1,0681 vehicle
  • 1,9512 vehicles
  • 4883 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Knoxville, TN (37909) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Knoxville, TN (37909) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 487no vehicle
  • 2,4081 vehicle
  • 1,1932 vehicles
  • 1383 vehicles
  • 1554 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles

  • Zip code 37909 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 37909 household income distribution in 2022
  • 322Less than $10,000
  • 173$10,000 to $14,999
  • 324$15,000 to $19,999
  • 203$20,000 to $24,999
  • 265$25,000 to $29,999
  • 628$30,000 to $34,999
  • 627$35,000 to $39,999
  • 417$40,000 to $44,999
  • 458$45,000 to $49,999
  • 709$50,000 to $59,999
  • 889$60,000 to $74,999
  • 830$75,000 to $99,999
  • 794$100,000 to $124,999
  • 445$125,000 to $149,999
  • 477$150,000 to $199,999
  • 568$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 37909

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 37909
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 21$80,000 to $89,999
  • 37$90,000 to $99,999
  • 207$100,000 to $124,999
  • 79$125,000 to $149,999
  • 250$150,000 to $174,999
  • 195$175,000 to $199,999
  • 667$200,000 to $249,999
  • 633$250,000 to $299,999
  • 651$300,000 to $399,999
  • 414$400,000 to $499,999
  • 321$500,000 to $749,999
  • 86$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 37909

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 37909
  • 23Less than $100
  • 59$150 to $199
  • 18$200 to $249
  • 22$250 to $299
  • 15$350 to $399
  • 251$400 to $449
  • 16$450 to $499
  • 44$550 to $599
  • 39$600 to $649
  • 134$650 to $699
  • 278$700 to $749
  • 257$750 to $799
  • 712$800 to $899
  • 636$900 to $999
  • 1,007$1,000 to $1,249
  • 253$1,250 to $1,499
  • 362$1,500 to $1,999
  • 200$2,000 to $2,499
  • 24$3,000 to $3,499
  • 66$3,500 or more
  • 67No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,132.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $1,094,516.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $303,071
  • Black or African American householders: $325,850
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $191,120
  • Asian householders: $312,516
  • Two or more races householders: $208,344

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $300,016
37909:

$300,016
Tennessee:

$284,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $216,673 - $404,747

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $267,342
Here:

$267,342
State:

$374,382

Townhouses or other attached units: $344,579
Here:

$344,579
State:

$354,101

In 2-unit structures: $166,421
Here:

$166,421
State:

$247,693

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $326,369
Here:

$326,369
State:

$239,060

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $395,265
Here:

$395,265
State:

$317,434

Mobile homes: $137,406
Here:

$137,406
State:

$101,421
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 37909

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,581
  • One, attached: 946
  • Two: 159
  • 3 or 4: 403
  • 5 to 9: 1,043
  • 10 to 19: 1,241
  • 20 to 49: 489
  • 50 or more: 451
  • Mobile homes: 29

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37909

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37909
  • 75.2%7,180Drove a car alone
  • 8.6%823Carpooled
  • 1.1%108Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%9Motorcycle
  • 0.4%40Walked
  • 0.1%5Other means
  • 14.3%1,366Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37909

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37909
  • 133Less than 5 minutes
  • 8125 to 9 minutes
  • 1,59410 to 14 minutes
  • 2,12715 to 19 minutes
  • 1,82820 to 24 minutes
  • 49425 to 29 minutes
  • 51930 to 34 minutes
  • 18035 to 39 minutes
  • 3740 to 44 minutes
  • 29645 to 59 minutes
  • 11160 to 89 minutes
  • 7590 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 37909:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,178
  • Male householders: 3,542 (1,198 living alone), Female householders: 4,601 (1,919 living alone)
  • 2,996 spouses (2,957 opposite-sex spouses), 634 unmarried partners, (571 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,222 children (2,883 natural, 196 adopted, 147 stepchildren), 202 grandchildren, 97 brothers or sisters, 340 parents, 0 foster children, 164 other relatives, 913 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 434 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,315 2-persons, 754 3-persons, 609 4-persons, 311 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,126 1-person, 759 2-persons, 146 3-persons, 26 6-persons

1,614 married couples with children.
1,031 single-parent households (119 men, 912 women).

91.9% of residents of 37909 zip code speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 29% well, 19% not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% very well, 2% well, 3% not well, 5% not at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% very well, 51% well, 15% not well).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (73% very well, 3% well, 21% not well, 3% not at all).

Foreign born population: 1,389 (8.1%)
(43.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 11%Georgia
  • 7%Israel
  • 6%Barbados
  • 5%Laos
  • 4%Grenada
  • 4%Dominica
  • 3%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 37909
  • 15%American
  • 11%English
  • 9%German
  • 7%Irish
  • 4%Iraqi
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0242010 or later
  • 2622000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 259Before 1990

Zip code 37909 topographic map

There are 84 Internal Medicine Specialists 297 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 37909.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BLUE RIDGE PRINTING COMPANY INC (1485 AMHERST ROAD in KNOXVILLE, TN)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: QUICK PRINTING.
    Organizations: STEPHEN L SIMPSON (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHAMPION INDUSTRIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 37909 marital status for males
Zip code 37909 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.8%Electricity
  • 29.9%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 13,265.

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

  • This state: 8,421
  • Northeast: 726
  • Midwest: 1,532
  • South: 3,899
  • West: 1,132

37% of the 37909 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

85% of the 37909 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Knoxville, TN (37909)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 266
Here:

25.1%
Tennessee:

15.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

21.8%
Tennessee:

16.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

11.0%
Tennessee:

23.5%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 127,680Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 83,854Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 79,686Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 72,363Management occupations
  • 69,128Legal occupations
  • 68,705Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (KNOXVILLE, TN):

  • INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP (1315 KIRBY RD; small business) : $38,114 in 9 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel, Purchase of Structures and Facilities -- Troop Housing Facilities, Condiments and Related Products by Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $31,090; 2005: $3,850; 2006: $3,174.

    Biggest contracts:
    $15,405 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-10-28. Completion date: 2004-10-22.
    $6,580, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-26. Completion date: 2004-08-25.
    $3,850 with Navy for Purchase of Structures and Facilities -- Troop Housing Facilities. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-04-14.
    $3,755 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-03-31. Completion date: 2004-05-25.
  • RIS CORP (5905 WEISBROOK LANE, SUITE; small business) : $28,253 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $11,008 with Army for Engineering and Technical Services. Signed on 2002-09-30. Completion date: 2002-12-31.
    $7,800 with Army for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support. Taking place in NC. Signed on 2004-05-24. Completion date: 2005-05-24.
    $4,960 with Army for Road Clearing, Cleaning and Marking Equipment. Signed on 2003-06-19. Completion date: 2003-07-15.
    $4,485 with Army for Communication Training Devices. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2004-09-22. Completion date: 2004-09-24.
  • M A JONES INC (3939 PAPERMILL RD; small business)
    $26,000 with Tennessee Valley Authority for Air Conditioning Equipment. Signed on 2000-07-15. Completion date: 2000-07-15.
  • RAY, DARYLL (6621 NIGHTINGALE LANE; small business)
    $12,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Economic Studies. Signed on 2002-09-23. Completion date: 2002-10-15.
  • ROYAL BRASS INC (1470 AMHERST; small business)
    $6,379 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Taking place in AR. Signed on 2005-08-31. Completion date: 2005-09-13.
  • BRISTOL HOTEL COMPANY (1315 KIRBY ROAD) : $6,050 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $3,250 with Navy for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Troop Housing Facilities. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2004-10-03.
    $2,800, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-07. Completion date: 2005-01-10.
  • CARRIER SALES AND DISTRIBUTION (5900 WEISBROOK LANE; small business)
    $5,995 with Army for Compressors and Vacuum Pumps. Signed on 2006-05-17. Completion date: 2006-05-31.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 4 establishments, 20-49 employees: 5 establishments, 10-19 employees: 8 establishments, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 8 establishments)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 2, 20-49: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 5)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Information: Directory and Mailing List Publishers (50-99: 2)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 612 people in nursing homes
  • 129 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

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 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED147$141,004135$132,206558$140,16828$47,1891$2,726,40052$114,6114$56,552
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$143,37711$117,09441$137,6012$69,7300$07$103,9110$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$133,38519$100,637128$141,28320$30,1410$04$125,2881$51,120
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$156,49312$136,229119$145,4442$21,6000$04$78,3520$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$149,9203$129,32741$158,5893$109,4370$01$114,1700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0027.00 , 0038.00, 0045.00, 0046.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$145,37530$151,9921$102,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$145,5173$202,4402$111,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$104,9102$110,9900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$182,0430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0027.00 , 0038.00, 0045.00, 0046.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 37909
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 37909 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of reported fires - 67 took place in 2007, and the least - 14 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 37909 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.1%), and Structure Fires (35.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 37909
    • 26541.1%Outside Fires
    • 23135.9%Structure Fires
    • 12519.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 233.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 37909, Tennessee

Most common first names in zip code 37909 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5185.0 years
Ruth3886.5 years
William3774.0 years
John3679.9 years
Robert3477.7 years
James3477.1 years
Dorothy2779.0 years
Elizabeth2785.5 years
Margaret2487.8 years
Charles2279.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 37909 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1877.9 years
Jones1876.9 years
Brown1583.5 years
Davis1283.1 years
Walker1285.3 years
Miller1281.1 years
Turner1187.1 years
Johnson1183.5 years
Williams1175.1 years
Carter1078.9 years
Businesses in zip code 37909
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3U-Haul1
Red Roof Inn1UPS2
Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1YMCA1
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