Arlington, TN 38002 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38002: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, TN 38002

Acceptable Alternative
Lakeland, TN 38002

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.292, Longitude -89.742
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38002 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Shelby).

  • Businesses Addresses: 658
  • PO Box Addresses: 304
  • Residential Addresses: 14,738
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 637
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,101

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

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Arlington, TN 38002 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 42,223
Population in Households 41,942
Population in Familes 38,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density1 369
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $95,257
Average Household Income $107,558
Per Capita Income $35,910


Total Housing Units 14,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,680 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,337 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 419 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $259,612
Average Home Value $289,099


Total Households 14,017
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 11,493
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.26% 0.85%
Households 1.1% 0.81%
Families 1.02% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Arlington, TN 38002 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38002 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 # 28 96th
Population Density # 136 78th
Diversity Index # 84 86th
Median Household Income # 14 98th
Per Capita Income # 41 93rd

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