Whitesburg, TN 37891 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37891: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitesburg, TN 37891

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,546
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hamblen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.259, Longitude -83.138
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37891 has segments in 2 Counties (Hamblen, Hawkins).

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Whitesburg, TN 37891 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,720
Daytime Population: Workers 204
Daytime Population: Residents 1,920
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,124
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 3,720
Population in Familes 3,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $42,217
Average Household Income $54,680
Per Capita Income $21,666


Total Housing Units 1,663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,110 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $110,699
Average Home Value $147,950


Total Households 1,474
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,078
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 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.15% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Whitesburg, TN 37891 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37891 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 # 355 43rd
Population Density # 257 58th
Diversity Index # 540 12th
Median Household Income # 273 56th
Per Capita Income # 322 48th

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