Athens, TN 37303 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37303: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, TN 37303

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McMinn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.444, Longitude -84.6
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 863
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,889
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 511
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,378

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

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Athens, TN 37303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,016
Population in Households 25,362
Population in Familes 20,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 654
Population Density2 181
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $39,951
Average Household Income $53,685
Per Capita Income $22,160


Total Housing Units 11,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,803 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,670 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,218 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $144,771
Average Home Value $174,585


Total Households 10,473
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 6,997
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 0.32% 0.29%
Households 0.3% 0.28%
Families 0.12% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Athens, TN 37303 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37303 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 # 85 86th
Population Density # 193 69th
Diversity Index # 175 71st
Median Household Income # 360 41st
Per Capita Income # 350 43rd

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