Nashville, TN 37216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nashville, TN 37216

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jere Baxter, TN 37216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 581
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,858
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 401
  • County: Davidson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.215, Longitude -86.725
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Nashville, TN 37216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,538
Population in Households 18,480
Population in Familes 13,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 2,791
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 7,983
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,446
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,011 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,972 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 668 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $156,991
Average Home Value $173,683


Median Household Income $43,857
Average Household Income $55,444
Per Capita Income $23,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.31%
Households 0.77% 1.16%
Families 0.55% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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 37216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37216 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 # 126 80th
Population Density1 # 27 96th
Diversity Index2 # 42 93rd
Median Household Income # 195 68th
Per Capita Income # 165 73rd

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