Nashville, TN 37212 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nashville, TN 37212

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,405
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,618
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,831
  • County: Davidson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.133, Longitude -86.803
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Nashville, TN 37212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,470
Population in Households 14,478
Population in Familes 6,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,992
Population Density1 7,585
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 7,629
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 2,336
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,486 (30.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,143 (62.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 649 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $413,853
Average Home Value $444,157


Median Household Income $53,283
Average Household Income $86,433
Per Capita Income $34,762
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.85%
Households 0.73% 1.15%
Families 0.43% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Nashville, TN 37212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37212 to the other 615 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 104 83rd
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 106 83rd
Median Household Income # 91 85th
Per Capita Income # 31 95th

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