Piney Flats, TN 37686 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37686: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Piney Flats, TN 37686

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 243
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,360
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.447, Longitude -82.334
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37686 has segments in 2 Counties (Sullivan, Washington).

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Piney Flats, TN 37686 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,726
Population in Households 7,726
Population in Familes 6,451
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 249
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 3,207
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,264
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,452 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 755 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 443 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $160,066
Average Home Value $234,451


Median Household Income $47,872
Average Household Income $71,427
Per Capita Income $29,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.48%
Households 0.62% 0.45%
Families 0.41% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Piney Flats, TN 37686 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37686 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 # 233 62nd
Population Density1 # 169 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 546 12th
Median Household Income # 150 76th
Per Capita Income # 64 90th

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