Gainesboro, TN 38562 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38562: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gainesboro, TN 38562

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.357, Longitude -85.653
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38562 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Jackson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 186
  • PO Box Addresses: 303
  • Residential Addresses: 2,812
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 91
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,721

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

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Gainesboro, TN 38562 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,518
Daytime Population: Workers 1,893
Daytime Population: Residents 4,224
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,117
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 6,357
Population in Familes 5,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $32,897
Average Household Income $44,194
Per Capita Income $18,761


Total Housing Units 3,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,949 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 740 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 666 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $105,035
Average Home Value $142,252


Total Households 2,689
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,756
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 -0.16% -0.26%
Households -0.22% -0.31%
Families -0.39% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Gainesboro, TN 38562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38562 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 # 253 59th
Population Density # 416 33rd
Diversity Index # 530 15th
Median Household Income # 521 16th
Per Capita Income # 506 18th

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