37766 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 37766 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateTennessee
CityLa Follette
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Geo Location36.39801, -84.08637
Population17534
Size396.756 square miles
Median Family Income$51178.00
Median Home Value$112600.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 37766 zip code. The total population is 17534, of which, 8298 are male and 9236 are female. With a total area of 396.756 square miles, the population density is 44.7 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 44.4 years old. Below you’ll find additional information on the population and demographics of this zip code, including age distribution, race distribution, language spoken, and more.

YearPopulation
201119387
201218887
201318880
201418729
201518757
201618367
201718075
201817907
201917735
202017169
202117534

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 9665.5%
Age 5-99685.5%
Age 10-1411466.5%
Age 15-199945.7%
Age 20-2410345.9
Age 25-2912217%
Age 30-346353.6%
Age 35-3911416.5%
Age 40-44804 4.6%
Age 45-4911336.5%
Age 50-5414258.1%
Age 55-5914368.2%
Age 60-6411126.3%
Age 65-699935.7%
Age 70-7410145.8%
Age 75-795993.4%
Age 80-845753.3%
Age 85 and over3381.9%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 1.2 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 1.1 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.1 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 43.2 %
  • Divorced: 15.7 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 3.7 %
  • Never Married: 25.3 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 37766 zip code is $51178. This is -0.3853 less than the national average. This income places 22.8% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $22049. Below you can find additional economic characteristics, including income bracket distribution, median income over time, retirement statistics, and more.

Annual Income Bracket ($)Number of Families in Bracket
Less than $10,000.00371
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00121
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00498
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00702
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00560
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001068
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00723
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00450
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00120
$200,000.00 +86

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201133134
201235614
201337087
201438133
201539029
201638417
201738029
201841104
201941025
202047348
202151178

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary4367
Self Employment482
Social Security3297
Dividends, Interest, or Rental711
Retirement1591
Other887

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 15201
  • Families Uninsured: 1986
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 1591
  • No retirement income: 5553

Education

In the 37766 zip code, 79% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 10.9% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 15.9% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 84.1% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 37766 zip, there are an estimated 7570 people in the labor force, of which, 6549 are employed, and 1013 are unemployed. There are a total of 8 people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 32.4 minutes. Of the total people that work, 447 worked from home and 6316 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 41.3. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts1466
Services1064
Sales and Office1310
Construction and Maintenance:1146
Transportation and Material Moving1563





Housing

The median home value for the 37766 zip code is 112600. There is an estimated  7144 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $686 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $653. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000647
$50,000 – $99,0001318
$100,000 – $149,999864
$150,000 – $199,999595
$200,000 – $299,999391
$300,000 – $499,999279
$500,000 – $999,999181
$1,000,000+10

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019343
2000 – 2009678
1980 – 19992036
1960 – 19792390
1940 – 19591137
1939 or earlier560

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.6 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500640
$500 – $9991622
$1,000 – $1,499234
$1,500 – $1,999
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,99947
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 3001142
300-4991231
500-7992099
800-9991163
1000-1499834
1500-1999176
2000-249991
2500-299986
3000+6

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%1099
20%-24.9%251
25%-29.9%222
30%-34.9%166
35+%434



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None486
12563
22102
3+1993
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 29.2 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 7.8 %
  • Electricity: 58.2 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0.6 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0.5 %
  • All Other: 3.4 %

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All information sourced from official government sources including Census.gov, the IRS, and the Department of Education.