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
Daytime Population: Workers 9,551
Daytime Population: Residents 12,399
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,950
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 21,635
Population in Familes 17,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density2 171
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $30,887
Average Household Income $44,787
Per Capita Income $18,846


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


Total Households 9,087
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,991
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
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%

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 Density # 200 68th
Diversity Index # 318 49th
Median Household Income # 558 10th
Per Capita Income # 500 19th

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