Taft, TN 38488 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38488: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Taft, TN 38488

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.052, Longitude -86.681
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • PO Box Addresses: 63
  • Residential Addresses: 1,038
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,038

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

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Taft, TN 38488 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,207
Daytime Population: Workers 155
Daytime Population: Residents 1,215
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 2,205
Population in Familes 1,909
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $50,971
Average Household Income $59,213
Per Capita Income $22,579


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $161,585
Average Home Value $184,047


Total Households 841
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 623
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 0.08% 0.17%
Households 0.07% 0.17%
Families -0.07% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Taft, TN 38488 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38488 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 # 435 30th
Population Density # 432 30th
Diversity Index # 354 42nd
Median Household Income # 142 77th
Per Capita Income # 281 55th

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