Arlington, TN 38002 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38002: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, TN 38002

Acceptable Alternative
Lakeland, TN 38002

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 621
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,601
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 579
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.292, Longitude -89.742
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38002 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Shelby).

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Arlington, TN 38002 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,098
Population in Households 40,871
Population in Familes 37,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density1 374
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 13,629
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 11,226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,687 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,942 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $247,599
Average Home Value $275,049


Median Household Income $93,420
Average Household Income $103,776
Per Capita Income $34,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.1%
Households 1.22% 1.01%
Families 1.14% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Arlington, TN 38002 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38002 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 # 30 95th
Population Density1 # 136 78th
Diversity Index2 # 91 85th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 33 95th

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