Powell, TN 37849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Powell, TN 37849

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 603
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,248
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 415
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.054, Longitude -84.029
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37849 has segments in 2 Counties (Anderson, Knox).

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Powell, TN 37849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,659
Population in Households 26,274
Population in Familes 22,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 385
Population Density1 664
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 10,157
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 7,354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,863 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,294 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $172,402
Average Home Value $193,171


Median Household Income $52,800
Average Household Income $68,066
Per Capita Income $26,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.86%
Households 0.65% 0.76%
Families 0.47% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Powell, TN 37849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37849 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 # 81 87th
Population Density1 # 102 84th
Diversity Index2 # 357 42nd
Median Household Income # 93 85th
Per Capita Income # 108 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.