Tiptonville, TN 38079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tiptonville, TN 38079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.378, Longitude -89.479
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • PO Box Addresses: 92
  • Residential Addresses: 1,472
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 79
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,393

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

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Tiptonville, TN 38079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,357
Population in Households 2,939
Population in Familes 2,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,418
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $30,394
Average Household Income $44,691
Per Capita Income $11,333


Total Housing Units 1,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 704 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 576 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $92,008
Average Home Value $132,102


Total Households 1,280
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 766
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 -0.31% -0.36%
Households -0.55% -0.65%
Families -0.79% -0.82%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Tiptonville, TN 38079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38079 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 # 290 53rd
Population Density # 401 35th
Diversity Index # 65 90th
Median Household Income # 568 7th
Per Capita Income # 599 2nd

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