Dowelltown, TN 37059 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37059: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dowelltown, TN 37059

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: DeKalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.014, Longitude -85.946
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 60
  • Residential Addresses: 684
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 684

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dowelltown, TN 37059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,059
Daytime Population: Workers 96
Daytime Population: Residents 1,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,263
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 2,038
Population in Familes 1,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $35,216
Average Household Income $50,110
Per Capita Income $19,455


Total Housing Units 917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 581 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $94,223
Average Home Value $145,869


Total Households 794
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 546
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 0.68% 0.67%
Households 0.66% 0.7%
Families 0.54% 0.58%
Median Household Income   4.19%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Dowelltown, TN 37059 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37059 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 # 444 28th
Population Density # 326 47th
Diversity Index # 191 69th
Median Household Income # 479 22nd
Per Capita Income # 465 25th

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