Jamestown, TN 38556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jamestown, TN 38556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fentress County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.411, Longitude -84.938
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 445
  • PO Box Addresses: 821
  • Residential Addresses: 4,983
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,943

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 38556 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 38556 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Tennessee Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Jamestown, TN 38556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,048
Population in Households 12,916
Population in Familes 10,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $31,883
Average Household Income $45,157
Per Capita Income $18,686


Total Housing Units 6,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,899 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,464 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,447 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $111,150
Average Home Value $143,832


Total Households 5,363
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,548
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.5% 0.62%
Households 0.48% 0.61%
Families 0.28% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Jamestown, TN 38556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38556 to the other 612 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 180 71st
Population Density # 442 28th
Diversity Index # 541 12th
Median Household Income # 558 9th
Per Capita Income # 544 11th

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