Iron City, TN 38463 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38463: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Iron City, TN 38463

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.018, Longitude -87.582
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38463 has segments in 2 Counties (Lawrence, Wayne).

  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • PO Box Addresses: 37
  • Residential Addresses: 1,135
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,135

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

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Iron City, TN 38463 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,726
Daytime Population: Workers 194
Daytime Population: Residents 1,570
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,764
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 2,726
Population in Familes 2,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,854
Average Household Income $51,671
Per Capita Income $20,301


Total Housing Units 1,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 884 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $97,791
Average Home Value $141,912


Total Households 1,071
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 775
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 -0.19% -0.24%
Households -0.17% -0.24%
Families -0.3% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Iron City, TN 38463 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38463 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 # 398 36th
Population Density # 542 13th
Diversity Index # 495 20th
Median Household Income # 304 51st
Per Capita Income # 420 32nd

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