Buffalo Valley, TN 38548 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38548: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo Valley, TN 38548

Acceptable Alternative
Buffalo Vly, TN 38548

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 331
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Putnam County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.182, Longitude -85.756
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38548 has segments in 2 Counties (Putnam, Smith).

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Buffalo Valley, TN 38548 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,017
Population in Households 1,017
Population in Familes 861
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $129,070
Average Home Value $175,236


Median Household Income $42,710
Average Household Income $54,590
Per Capita Income $21,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.06%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.22% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Buffalo Valley, TN 38548 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38548 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 # 526 15th
Population Density1 # 497 19th
Diversity Index2 # 460 24th
Median Household Income # 214 65th
Per Capita Income # 262 58th

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