Rutledge, TN 37861 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37861: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rutledge, TN 37861

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Grainger County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.278, Longitude -83.517
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 230
  • PO Box Addresses: 270
  • Residential Addresses: 3,773
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 84
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,689

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

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Rutledge, TN 37861 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,915
Daytime Population: Workers 1,947
Daytime Population: Residents 5,317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,264
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 8,788
Population in Familes 7,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $35,019
Average Household Income $48,777
Per Capita Income $19,793


Total Housing Units 4,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,712 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 826 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 868 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $99,707
Average Home Value $162,989


Total Households 3,538
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,518
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 0.58% 0.52%
Households 0.6% 0.55%
Families 0.46% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

Rutledge, TN 37861 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37861 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 # 215 65th
Population Density # 296 52nd
Diversity Index # 274 56th
Median Household Income # 483 22nd
Per Capita Income # 448 27th

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