Obion, TN 38240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Obion, TN 38240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Obion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.261, Longitude -89.191
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38240 has segments in 2 Counties (Dyer, Obion).

  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • PO Box Addresses: 193
  • Residential Addresses: 691
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 691

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

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Obion, TN 38240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,289
Daytime Population: Workers 225
Daytime Population: Residents 1,260
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,485
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 2,289
Population in Familes 1,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $37,429
Average Household Income $48,634
Per Capita Income $19,675


Total Housing Units 1,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 652 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $82,833
Average Home Value $117,561


Total Households 926
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 644
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 0.03% -0.32%
Households 0.1% -0.28%
Families -0.11% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Obion, TN 38240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38240 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 # 427 31st
Population Density # 539 13th
Diversity Index # 369 40th
Median Household Income # 414 33rd
Per Capita Income # 453 27th

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