Columbia, TN 38401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbia, TN 38401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Maury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.61, Longitude -87.049
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,763
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 24,315
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,998
    • Single Family Addresses: 22,317

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

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Columbia, TN 38401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 60,292
Daytime Population: Workers 26,461
Daytime Population: Residents 32,788
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 59,249
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 59,392
Population in Familes 48,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 900
Population Density2 201
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $50,166
Average Household Income $63,189
Per Capita Income $25,380


Total Housing Units 26,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,727 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,083 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,549 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $157,562
Average Home Value $199,331


Total Households 23,810
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 16,325
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 1.39% 1.53%
Households 1.43% 1.56%
Families 1.26% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Columbia, TN 38401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38401 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 182 71st
Diversity Index # 103 83rd
Median Household Income # 151 76th
Per Capita Income # 162 74th

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