Union City, TN 38261 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union City, TN 38261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Obion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.425, Longitude -89.056
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38261 has segments in 2 Counties (Obion, Weakley).

  • Businesses Addresses: 635
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,075
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 315
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,760

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

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Union City, TN 38261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,146
Daytime Population: Workers 10,419
Daytime Population: Residents 9,892
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 15,704
Population in Familes 12,724
Population in Group Qrtrs 442
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $38,255
Average Household Income $52,917
Per Capita Income $22,628


Total Housing Units 7,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,972 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,753 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 887 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $96,986
Average Home Value $134,982


Total Households 6,725
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,410
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 -0.47% -0.59%
Households -0.4% -0.56%
Families -0.58% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Union City, TN 38261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38261 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 # 150 76th
Population Density # 287 54th
Diversity Index # 93 85th
Median Household Income # 379 39th
Per Capita Income # 277 55th

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