Nashville, TN 37221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nashville, TN 37221

Acceptable Alternative
Bellevue, TN 37221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Davidson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.055, Longitude -86.962
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37221 has segments in 2 Counties (Davidson, Williamson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 879
  • PO Box Addresses: 421
  • Residential Addresses: 18,324
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,324
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,000

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

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Nashville, TN 37221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 39,613
Population in Households 39,494
Population in Familes 30,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density2 842
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $73,946
Average Household Income $98,802
Per Capita Income $43,360


Total Housing Units 17,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,209 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,139 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 597 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $244,034
Average Home Value $293,261


Total Households 17,348
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 10,311
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 1.18% 1.29%
Households 0.98% 1.09%
Families 0.95% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Nashville, TN 37221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37221 to the other 612 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 40 94th
Population Density # 93 85th
Diversity Index # 153 75th
Median Household Income # 30 95th
Per Capita Income # 23 96th

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