Mountain City, TN 37683 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37683: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mountain City, TN 37683

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Johnson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.473, Longitude -81.803
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 419
  • PO Box Addresses: 405
  • Residential Addresses: 5,158
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 81
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,077

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

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Mountain City, TN 37683 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,601
Population in Households 10,870
Population in Familes 8,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,731
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $34,342
Average Household Income $47,781
Per Capita Income $19,528


Total Housing Units 5,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,390 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,311 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,123 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $122,554
Average Home Value $154,159


Total Households 4,701
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,061
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 -0.39% -0.41%
Households -0.44% -0.5%
Families -0.65% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Mountain City, TN 37683 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37683 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 # 183 70th
Population Density # 280 54th
Diversity Index # 376 39th
Median Household Income # 520 15th
Per Capita Income # 501 18th

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