Newport, TN 37821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newport, TN 37821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 710
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,552
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 278
  • County: Cocke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.966, Longitude -83.189
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37821 has segments in 2 Counties (Cocke, Jefferson).

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Newport, TN 37821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,925
Population in Households 21,635
Population in Familes 17,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 9,087
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,991
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,906 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,181 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,459 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $106,130
Average Home Value $135,307


Median Household Income $30,887
Average Household Income $44,787
Per Capita Income $18,846
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.46%
Households -0.37% -0.46%
Families -0.54% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

Newport, TN 37821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37821 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 109 82nd
Population Density1 # 200 68th
Diversity Index2 # 318 49th
Median Household Income # 558 10th
Per Capita Income # 500 19th

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